DataGridViewColumn.DefaultCellStyle Property

 
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Gets or sets the column's default cell style.

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

<BrowsableAttribute(True)>
Public Overrides Property DefaultCellStyle As DataGridViewCellStyle

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle

A DataGridViewCellStyle that represents the default style of the cells in the column.

The DataGridView control displays its cells using the styles indicated by the cell InheritedStyle property, which inherits styles from other properties of type DataGridViewCellStyle. For cells in this column, the styles specified through the DefaultCellStyle property override the styles specified through the DataGridView.DefaultCellStyle property, but are overridden by the styles specified through the DataGridView.RowsDefaultCellStyle, DataGridView.AlternatingRowsDefaultCellStyle, DataGridViewRow.DefaultCellStyle, and DataGridViewCell.Style properties.

For more information, see Cell Styles in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

The following code example uses the DefaultCellStyle property to set the content alignment of various columns.

Private Sub 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()
End Sub

.NET Framework
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