DataGridViewButtonCell.GetValue Method (Int32)


Retrieves the text associated with the button.

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

protected override object GetValue(
	int rowIndex


Type: System.Int32

The index of the cell's parent row.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value of the DataGridViewButtonCell or the Text value of the owning column if UseColumnTextForButtonValue is true.

This method is useful to retrieve the text of a cell in a shared row, which cannot store cell values locally and remain shared. You must pass in the actual row index because shared rows have indexes of -1. For more information about row sharing, see Best Practices for Scaling the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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