ListView.RedrawItems Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Forces a range of ListViewItem objects to be redrawn.

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

public void RedrawItems (
	int startIndex,
	int endIndex,
	bool invalidateOnly
public void RedrawItems (
	int startIndex, 
	int endIndex, 
	boolean invalidateOnly
public function RedrawItems (
	startIndex : int, 
	endIndex : int, 
	invalidateOnly : boolean



The index for the first item in the range to be redrawn.


The index for the last item of the range to be redrawn.


true to invalidate the range of items; false to invalidate and repaint the items.

Exception typeCondition


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.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0