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How to affect the way an extended control is instantiated

When the user instantiates my extended version of DataGridView I want it to have a certain number of rows and columns with various cell types. I know what to do just not where to put the code to do it.
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bchoorCommented:
you can add an overload to the constructor (Sub New()) in the derived class

Public MyClass
  Inherits Datagridview

  Public Sub New()
    InitializeMyGrid(5, 6)  ' Where 5 and 6 are the predefined grid size
  End Sub
  Public Sub New(Rows As Integer, Columns As Integer)
    InitializeMyGrid(Rows, Columns)
  End Sub

  Protected Sub InitializeMyGrid(Rows As Integer, Columns As Integer)
    ' Add the code to set the number of rows/columns
  End Sub
End Class

To instantiate
' To create a predefined gridsize
Dim myPDgrid As New myClass()

' To create a customize gridzie
Dim myCustGrid As New myClass(8,8)


HTH
~BC
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