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GetEditingControlFormattedValue Method

IDataGridViewEditingControl.GetEditingControlFormattedValue Method

Retrieves the formatted value of the cell.

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

Object GetEditingControlFormattedValue(
	DataGridViewDataErrorContexts context


Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewDataErrorContexts

A bitwise combination of DataGridViewDataErrorContexts values that specifies the context in which the data is needed.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the formatted version of the cell contents.

The formatted value represents the value as it is displayed in the control's user interface. The formatted value may be different in absolute value and even data type from the actual value contained in the control.

To set the formatted value of the control, use the EditingControlFormattedValue property.

Notes to Implementers

Changing the return value in your implementation of this method does not automatically change the displayed value. When the value changes in the editing control, you must notify the DataGridView of the change by passing true to the DataGridView.NotifyCurrentCellDirty method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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