DataGridViewCell.GetInheritedStyle Method (DataGridViewCellStyle, Int32, Boolean)


Gets the style applied to the cell.

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

public virtual DataGridViewCellStyle GetInheritedStyle(
	DataGridViewCellStyle inheritedCellStyle,
	int rowIndex,
	bool includeColors


Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle

A DataGridViewCellStyle to be populated with the inherited cell style.

Type: System.Int32

The index of the cell's parent row.

Type: System.Boolean

true to include inherited colors in the returned cell style; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle

A DataGridViewCellStyle that includes the style settings of the cell inherited from the cell's parent row, column, and DataGridView.

Exception Condition

The cell has no associated DataGridView.


ColumnIndex is less than 0, indicating that the cell is a row header cell.


rowIndex is less than 0, or greater than or equal to the number of rows in the parent DataGridView.

This method returns a DataGridViewCellStyle that inherits its settings from the DataGridViewCellStyle objects of the cell's parent row, column, and DataGridView. For more information, see Cell Styles in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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