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ListView.RedrawItems Method

Forces a range of ListViewItem objects to be redrawn.

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

public void RedrawItems(
	int startIndex,
	int endIndex,
	bool invalidateOnly


Type: System.Int32
The index for the first item in the range to be redrawn.
Type: System.Int32
The index for the last item of the range to be redrawn.
Type: System.Boolean
true to invalidate the range of items; false to invalidate and repaint the items.


startIndex or endIndex is less than 0, greater than or equal to the number of items in the ListView or, if in virtual mode, greater than the value of VirtualListSize.


The given startIndex is greater than the endIndex.

The RedrawItems method can be used whether the ListView is in virtual mode or regular mode.

If the BeginUpdate method has been called prior to the call to RedrawItems, the redraw will not occur.

.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.