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DataGridViewComboBoxColumn.AutoComplete Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether cells in the column will match the characters being entered in the cell with one from the possible selections.

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

public bool AutoComplete { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if auto completion is activated; otherwise, false. The default is true.


The value of the CellTemplate property is null.

Getting or setting this property gets or sets the AutoComplete property of the object returned by the CellTemplate property. Setting this property also sets the AutoComplete property of every cell in the column. To override the specified value for individual cells, set the cell values after you set the column value.

.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.