DataGridViewRow.PaintHeader Method (Graphics, Rectangle, Rectangle, Int32, DataGridViewElementStates, Boolean, Boolean, DataGridViewPaintParts)


Paints the header cell of the current row.

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

Protected Friend Overridable Sub PaintHeader (
	graphics As Graphics,
	clipBounds As Rectangle,
	rowBounds As Rectangle,
	rowIndex As Integer,
	rowState As DataGridViewElementStates,
	isFirstDisplayedRow As Boolean,
	isLastVisibleRow As Boolean,
	paintParts As DataGridViewPaintParts


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.

Exception Condition

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
Available since 2.0
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