DataGridViewCell.Clone Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Creates an exact copy of this cell.

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

public virtual Object Clone ()
public Object Clone ()
public function Clone () : Object

Return Value

An Object that represents the cloned DataGridViewCell.

Override the Clone method whenever you derive from the DataGridViewCell class and add new properties to the derived class.

Notes to Inheritors When overriding the Clone method in a derived class, call the base class's Clone method so that the properties of the base class are copied to the new cell, and be sure to also copy the values of any properties that were added to the derived class.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0