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DataGridView.TopLeftHeaderCell Property

Gets or sets the header cell located in the upper left corner of the DataGridView control.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public DataGridViewHeaderCell TopLeftHeaderCell { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewHeaderCell
The DataGridViewHeaderCell located at the upper left corner of the DataGridView.

Setting this property allows you to set a value for the cell, associate a shortcut menu with it, or perform any other operations you can perform on a DataGridViewHeaderCell.

In applications designed for use with right-to-left languages, the cell represented by this property is typically in the upper-right corner.

The following code example uses this property to display a value in the upper-left corner of a DataGridView control. This value labels a child table in a master/detail scenario. This example is part of a larger example available in the DataGridViewComboBoxColumn class overview topic.

private void SetUpDataGridView2()
{
    DataGridView2.Dock = DockStyle.Bottom;
    DataGridView2.TopLeftHeaderCell.Value = "Sales Details";
    DataGridView2.RowHeadersWidthSizeMode = 
        DataGridViewRowHeadersWidthSizeMode.AutoSizeToAllHeaders;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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