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DataGridViewHitTestType Enumeration

Specifies a location in a DataGridView control.

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

public enum DataGridViewHitTestType

Member nameDescription
NoneAn empty part of the DataGridView.
CellA cell in the DataGridView.
ColumnHeaderA column header in the DataGridView.
RowHeaderA row header in the DataGridView.
TopLeftHeaderThe top left column header in the DataGridView.
HorizontalScrollBarThe horizontal scroll bar of the DataGridView.
VerticalScrollBarThe vertical scroll bar of the DataGridView.

A DataGridView.HitTestInfo describes a coordinate pair on the DataGridView control. The Type property indicates which part of the DataGridView contains the point.

The following code example illustrates the use of this type. This example is part of a larger example available in the DataGridView.Columns property reference topic.

    private DataGridViewCell clickedCell;

    private void dataGridView1_MouseDown(object sender, MouseEventArgs e)
	// If the user right-clicks a cell, store it for use by the shortcut menu.
        if (e.Button == MouseButtons.Right)
            DataGridView.HitTestInfo hit = dataGridView1.HitTest(e.X, e.Y);
            if (hit.Type == DataGridViewHitTestType.Cell)
                clickedCell =

.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.