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DataGridViewCell.Clone Method

Creates an exact copy of this cell.

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

public virtual Object Clone()

Return Value

Type: System.Object
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 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