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DataGridViewComboBoxCell.InitializeEditingControl Method

Attaches and initializes the hosted editing control.

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

public override void InitializeEditingControl(
	int rowIndex,
	Object initialFormattedValue,
	DataGridViewCellStyle dataGridViewCellStyle


Type: System.Int32
The index of the cell's parent row.
Type: System.Object
The initial value to be displayed in the control.
Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle
A DataGridViewCellStyle that determines the appearance of the hosted control.

The InitializeEditingControl method initializes the hosted ComboBox control as described in the base DataGridViewCell.InitializeEditingControl method. In addition, for every invocation, InitializeEditingControl does the following:

This method also adjusts the cell's dimensions to accommodate the hosted ComboBox control.

.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.