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DataGridViewRow.PaintHeader Method

Paints the header cell of the current row.

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

protected internal virtual void PaintHeader(
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle clipBounds,
	Rectangle rowBounds,
	int rowIndex,
	DataGridViewElementStates rowState,
	bool isFirstDisplayedRow,
	bool isLastVisibleRow,
	DataGridViewPaintParts paintParts


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
The Graphics used to paint the DataGridViewRow.
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
A Rectangle that represents the area of the DataGridView that needs to be painted.
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
A Rectangle that contains the bounds of the DataGridViewRow that is being painted.
Type: System.Int32
The row index of the cell that is being painted.
Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewElementStates
A bitwise combination of DataGridViewElementStates values that specifies the state of the row.
Type: System.Boolean
true to indicate that the current row is the first row displayed in the DataGridView; otherwise, false.
Type: System.Boolean
true to indicate that the current row is the last row in the DataGridView that has the Visible property set to true; otherwise, false.
Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewPaintParts
A bitwise combination of DataGridViewPaintParts values indicating the parts of the cells to paint.


The row has not been added to a DataGridView control.


paintParts in not a valid bitwise combination of DataGridViewPaintParts values.

The DataGridView control calls this method to paint the row header except when a handler for the DataGridView.RowPrePaint event sets the HandledEventArgs.Handled property to true. For more information, see Paint.

.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.