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Datagridview column resizing

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Last Modified: 2017-05-15
Hello,
If I set  columns to resize to cell, the users cannot resize the columns.

.AutoSizeColumnsMode = DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnsMode.AllCells
  .AllowUserToResizeColumns = True

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Any suggestions? I am using vb.net desktop application

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Dorababu MSenior Software Engineer
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So what was the issue, you don't want user to resize them?
Dorababu MSenior Software Engineer
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If so use the following property
dataGridView1.AllowUserToResizeColumns = false;

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Hello,

I need the users to resize the columns and also make the grid to have
.AutoSizeColumnsMode = DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnsMode.AllCells
Dorababu MSenior Software Engineer
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By default datagirdview allows you right so what else you needed?
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OK so with the above property set you want user to resize columns

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Yes.Thanks
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