How to stop dbgrid to redraw while loading data

In my application I load about 1000 records in a table which is connected to a DBGrid. How can I control the redrawing of the DBGrid during the load process? I would like to stop the redraw temporarily to speed things up.
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MikeP090797Commented:
Use the LockWindowUpdate API:
Declare Function LockWindowUpdate Lib "user32" (ByVal hwndLock As Long) As Long

'Lock:
LockWindowupdate db1.hwnd

'unlock
LockWindowUpdate 0
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hansbosAuthor Commented:
Thanks. It works perfectly.
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hansbosAuthor Commented:
Thanks. It works perfectly.
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