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DataGridViewCheckBoxColumn.DefaultCellStyle Property

Gets or sets the column's default cell style.

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

public override DataGridViewCellStyle DefaultCellStyle { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle
The DataGridViewCellStyle to be applied as the default style.

The default DataGridViewCellStyle returned by this property has the following initial property values:

DataGridViewCellStyle property

Default value




CheckState.Indeterminate if the initial ThreeState property value is true; otherwise, false.

These values override the value specified in the DefaultCellStyle property of the DataGridView control, but may be overridden by other cell style properties. For more information, see Cell Styles in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

If the NullValue property of the object returned by the DefaultCellStyle property has a value of false, changing the ThreeState property value to true automatically sets NullValue to Indeterminate. If NullValue has a value of Indeterminate, changing the ThreeState property value to false automatically sets NullValue to false.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this property.

private void ChangeColumnAlignment()
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Title"].DefaultCellStyle.Alignment = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomCenter;
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Title"].Name = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomCenter.ToString();

    songsDataGridView.Columns["Artist"].DefaultCellStyle.Alignment = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomLeft;
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Artist"].Name = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomLeft.ToString();

    songsDataGridView.Columns["Album"].DefaultCellStyle.Alignment = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomRight;
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Album"].Name = DataGridViewContentAlignment.BottomRight.ToString();

    songsDataGridView.Columns["Release Date"].DefaultCellStyle.Alignment = DataGridViewContentAlignment.MiddleCenter;
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Release Date"].Name = DataGridViewContentAlignment.MiddleCenter.ToString();

    songsDataGridView.Columns["Track"].DefaultCellStyle.Alignment = DataGridViewContentAlignment.MiddleLeft;
    songsDataGridView.Columns["Track"].Name = DataGridViewContentAlignment.MiddleLeft.ToString();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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