DataGridViewRowPrePaintEventArgs.PaintCellsBackground Method (Rectangle, Boolean)


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Paints the cell backgrounds for the area in the specified bounds.

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

public void PaintCellsBackground(
	Rectangle clipBounds,
	bool cellsPaintSelectionBackground


Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that specifies the area of the DataGridView to be painted.

Type: System.Boolean

true to paint the background of the specified bounds with the color of the SelectionBackColor property of the DataGridViewRow.InheritedStyle; false to paint the background of the specified bounds with the color of the BackColor property of the DataGridViewRow.InheritedStyle.

Exception Condition

RowIndex is less than zero or greater than the number of rows in the DataGridView control minus one.

Use the PaintCellsBackground method when you draw the DataGridViewRow and its cells' contents yourself. If you manually paint the entire row and its cells' contents, set the HandledEventArgs.Handled property to true. When HandledEventArgs.Handled is true, the CellPainting and RowPostPaint events do not occur.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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