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In the Visual Studio .NET there is only one grid control, the DataGrid. Can this grid be used NOT binded to a database? (I mean, to add columns and rows, and write text in its cells?)

Or is there another grid control for .net available for free?

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Question by:Azmodan
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iboutchkine earned 50 total points
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Yes you can use an unbound grid. here is an example


Public Class Form1
    Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Form

#Region " Windows Form Designer generated code "
#End Region

    Private m_DataSet As DataSet
    Private m_dtFood As DataTable

    Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        ' Build the DataSet.
        m_DataSet = New DataSet()

        ' Build the States table.
        m_dtFood = New DataTable("Food")
        m_DataSet.Tables.Add(m_dtFood)

        Dim number_column As DataColumn
        number_column = New DataColumn("Number", GetType(Integer))
        number_column.AutoIncrement = True
        number_column.AutoIncrementSeed = 100
        number_column.AutoIncrementStep = 10
        m_dtFood.Columns.Add(number_column)

        m_dtFood.Columns.Add("Name", GetType(String))

        ' Populate the Food table.
        Dim food_data(1) As Object
        food_data(0) = Nothing
        food_data(1) = "Apple"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        food_data(1) = "Banana"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        food_data(1) = "Cherry"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        food_data(1) = "Date"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        food_data(1) = "Egg"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        food_data(1) = "Fig"
        m_dtFood.Rows.Add(food_data)

        ' Accept the data.
        m_DataSet.AcceptChanges()

        ' Attach the DataGrid to the DataTable.
        dgStates.DataSource = m_dtFood
    End Sub
End Class
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by:Azmodan
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This is a way of initialising the grid from a fake datasource, but is not used unbound.
So... i get that it can't be used unbound, and there isn;t another grid.. :(
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