Add a column to a DataGridView using code

Posted on 2009-07-08
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Last Modified: 2013-12-17
I have a DataGridView connected to a DataSource.

How can I add the following column in code? I can get the column to appear, but it appears with no data in it.

HeaderText: Ref
DataPropertyName: ref
ColumnType: DataGridViewTextBoxColumn

Question by:zattz
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ID: 24802121
If your DataGridView is connected to a DataSource, you have to add the column to the DataSource in order to make the column contain data, and be editable.

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redpipe earned 2000 total points
ID: 24802152
Is 'ref' part of the select from the database, that comprise the rest of your DataSource? If so, you could add this column programatically by:
DataGridViewTextBoxColumn col = new DataGridViewTextBoxColumn();

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ID: 24802201
Many thanks :)

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