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troubleshooting Question

vb.net datagrid - How to set a background image for a cell

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Visual Basic ClassicVisual Basic.NET
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Hi there,

I am using VB.net and I am trying to add a background image to a datagrid cell.
This is either impossible or I have missed something very simple.
Hopefully somebody here can point me in the right direction.

The code below just sets the background colour depending on a value.

What I really want to be able to do is

.Columns(0).DefaultCellStyle.BackImage = MyImage.

Has any one done this ? Can you point me in the right direction.

I can only use VB.net for the solution.


DataGrid1.DataSource = MyCalendarTable

        With DataGrid1
            .AutoSizeColumnsMode = DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnsMode.Fill
            .RowHeadersVisible = False

            If MyDay1 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(0).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay2 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(1).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay3 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(2).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay4 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(3).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay5 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(4).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay6 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(5).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            If MyDay7 = "Sun" Then
                .Columns(6).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.Gainsboro
            End If

            .Columns(3).DefaultCellStyle.BackColor = Color.LightCyan
        End With