Gets or sets the width, in pixels, of the column that contains the row headers.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
The specified value when setting this property is less than the minimum width of 4 pixels or is greater than the maximum width of 32768 pixels.
The property can be used to resize the row header column to a specified width. To adjust the width of this column to fit the contents of the row header cells, use the AutoResizeRowHeadersWidth method.
The following code example illustrates how to use the property in a row-painting scenario. In the example, the value of this property is used to calculate the bounds within which a custom background is drawn.
This code is part of a larger example available in How to: Customize the Appearance of Rows in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.