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datagridview c# reorder columns on bind

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My columns are correct in the designer.  when I bind to my ds, they are getting reordered. What is going on?
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by:Daniel Junges
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you have to add the dataset into you designer
- Set the datasource
- right click on the dataset and edit the columns

because you are binding it later then the columns from datagridview are redefined
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by:jackjohnson44
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I am creating the columns in the designer and binding at run time, not in the designer.
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Daniel Junges earned 500 total points
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wen you bind at the runtime then the designed columns are lost. On bind at runtime the Columns are automatically redefined.

you can do the follow on you code:

DataGridViewColumn[] columns = new DataGridViewColumn[dataGridView1.Columns.Count];
 
dataGridView1.DataSource = ...;
dataGridView1.DataMember = ...;
 
dataGridView1.Columns.CopyTo( columns, 0 );
dataGridView1.Columns.Clear();
dataGridView1.Columns.AddRange(columns);

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by:jackjohnson44
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Isn't there a way to stop that from happening?  I thought that there was a flag that you could set or something.
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by:Daniel Junges
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I have posted a solution on this thread. I mean admins cannot simply delete solved questions .....
regards
junges
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by:jackjohnson44
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sorry for the delay, I just moved and did not have an internet connection for weeks
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by:sriraj2000
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This cannot be treated as the right solution unless the person who has questioned this has accepted this.  I have the same problem and I do not think that this is the solution for this.
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