DataGridViewComboBoxColumn.DisplayStyle DataGridViewComboBoxColumn.DisplayStyle DataGridViewComboBoxColumn.DisplayStyle DataGridViewComboBoxColumn.DisplayStyle Property


Gets or sets a value that determines how the combo box is displayed when not editing.

 property System::Windows::Forms::DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle DisplayStyle { System::Windows::Forms::DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle get(); void set(System::Windows::Forms::DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle value); };
public System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle DisplayStyle { get; set; }
member this.DisplayStyle : System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle with get, set
Public Property DisplayStyle As DataGridViewComboBoxDisplayStyle

Property Value



The DisplayStyle property affects the appearance of cells in the column when they are not in edit mode, and regardless of whether they are read-only. When a cell is in edit mode, it always looks like a ComboBox control.

If the DisplayStyleForCurrentCellOnly property value is false, the DisplayStyle property affects all cells in the column; otherwise, the DisplayStyle property affects only the current cell.

The behavior and appearance of the drop-down arrow in the cells is indicated by the FlatStyle property.

To enable cell highlighting when the mouse pointer is over a cell, you must set the DisplayStyle property to ComboBox and the FlatStyle property to Popup.

Getting or setting this property gets or sets the DisplayStyle property of the object returned by the CellTemplate property. Setting this property also sets the DisplayStyle property of every cell in the column and refreshes the column display. To override the specified value for individual cells, set the cell values after you set the column value.

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