With these values, you can limit which cells are used to calculate the preferred sizes.
The Data Grid View control is the new grid control for Windows Froms 2.0.
Virtual mode is necessary only when you need to supplement or replace bound mode.
It is also useful to provide initial sizes for user-resizable rows, columns, and headers, and for column fill mode.
You can customize sizing behaviors when working with derived Data Grid View cell, row, and column types by overriding the Data Grid View Cell. The protected resizing method overloads are designed to work in pairs to achieve an ideal cell height-to-width ratio, avoiding overly wide or tall cells.
For example, you might programmatically resize all columns immediately after loading data, or you might programmatically resize a specific row after a particular cell value has been modified. Get Preferred Width() methods or by calling protected resizing method overloads in a derived Data Grid View control.
It replaces the Data Grid control with an easy to use and extremely customizable grid that supports many of the features that are needed for our customers.
This document is divided into about 5 logical sections starting with a feature and structure overview, followed by an overview of built‑in column and cell types.