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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0