Verticle text in the header colum of a datagridview Winform


I am looking to make the text verticle in certain columns of my datagrid.

For the best explanation, see the attached image as I would like to replicate this.

Thanks for looking.datagridview.PNG
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
SmashAndGrabAuthor Commented:
Hi Eric,

Thanks for this.  :)  

I notice that the code is in VB and not c#.

I dont suppose you can convert?
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
I just tested a C# version for you:

public Form1()
    dataGridView1.ColumnHeadersHeightSizeMode = DataGridViewColumnHeadersHeightSizeMode.EnableResizing;
    dataGridView1.CellPainting += dataGridView1_CellPainting;

void dataGridView1_CellPainting(object sender, DataGridViewCellPaintingEventArgs e)
    if (e.RowIndex == -1 && e.ColumnIndex >= 0)
        e.PaintBackground(e.ClipBounds, true);
        Rectangle rect = dataGridView1.GetColumnDisplayRectangle(e.ColumnIndex, true);
        Size titleSize = TextRenderer.MeasureText(e.Value.ToString(), e.CellStyle.Font);
        if (dataGridView1.ColumnHeadersHeight < titleSize.Width)
            dataGridView1.ColumnHeadersHeight = titleSize.Width;

        e.Graphics.TranslateTransform(0, titleSize.Width);

        e.Graphics.DrawString(e.Value.ToString(), Font, Brushes.Orange, new PointF(rect.Y, rect.X));

        e.Graphics.TranslateTransform(0, -titleSize.Width);
        e.Handled = true;

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SmashAndGrabAuthor Commented:
AMAZING!  thank you!

You have to look at my other question! ;)
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