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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0