DataGridViewCell.ContentBounds Property


Gets the bounding rectangle that encloses the cell's content area.

 property System::Drawing::Rectangle ContentBounds { System::Drawing::Rectangle get(); };
public System.Drawing.Rectangle ContentBounds { get; }
member this.ContentBounds : System.Drawing.Rectangle
Public ReadOnly Property ContentBounds As Rectangle

Property Value


The Rectangle that bounds the cell's contents.



The row containing the cell is a shared row.


The cell is a column header cell.

The value of the ColumnIndex property is less than 0, indicating that the cell is a row header cell.


The returned rectangle reports client coordinates, in pixels.

This property calls the GetContentBounds method to get its value. For the base DataGridViewCell type, this value is Empty.

To get the bounding rectangle of the cell rather than the cell contents, use the DataGridView.GetCellDisplayRectangle method.

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