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DataGridView.UpdateCellValue Method

Forces the control to update its display of the cell at the specified location based on its new value, applying any automatic sizing modes currently in effect.

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

public void UpdateCellValue(
	int columnIndex,
	int rowIndex


Type: System.Int32
The zero-based column index of the cell with the new value.
Type: System.Int32
The zero-based row index of the cell with the new value.


columnIndex is less than zero or greater than the number of columns in the control minus one.


rowIndex is less than zero or greater than the number of rows in the control minus one.

Use this method when you maintain cell values in virtual mode and you update a value in your custom data cache outside of a CellValuePushed event handler.

This method invalidates the cell, forcing the control to retrieve the new value through the CellValueNeeded event handler and apply any automatic sizing modes that are in effect.

.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.