PaintBackground Method
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DataGridView.PaintBackground Method

Paints the background of the DataGridView.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected virtual void PaintBackground(
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle clipBounds,
	Rectangle gridBounds
)

Parameters

graphics
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
The Graphics used to paint the background.
clipBounds
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
A Rectangle that represents the area of the DataGridView that needs to be painted.
gridBounds
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
A Rectangle that represents the area in which cells are drawn.

The clipBounds parameter represents the area of the DataGridView that needs to be repainted. For example, if a user covers the entire DataGridView with another window and then uncovers it, then clipBounds represents the entire DataGridView. If a user covers a small area of the DataGridView and then uncovers it, then clipBounds represents the small area that was covered.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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