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DataGridViewRow.ReadOnly Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the row is read-only.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(true)]
public override bool ReadOnly { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the row is read-only; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The row is in a DataGridView control and is a shared row.

The ReadOnly property affects the DataGridViewCell.ReadOnly property of each cell in the row.

Setting this property has no effect if the value of the DataGridView.ReadOnly property is true.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DataGridViewBand.ReadOnly property, which is nearly identical to the ReadOnly property of the DataGridViewRow class. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DataGridViewBand class.


// Make the the entire DataGridView read only.
private void Button8_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
    foreach (DataGridViewBand band in dataGridView.Columns)
    {
        band.ReadOnly = true;
    }
}


.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.
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