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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2005 Step by Step, 3rd Edition by Michael Halvorson

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Chapter 19. Data Presentation Using the DataGridView Control

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a data grid view object on a Windows form, and use it to display a database table.

  • Sort database tables by column.

  • Change the format and color of cells in a data grid view object.

  • Add and remove columns and column headings.

  • Display multiple data tables and navigation bars on a form, and switch among them.

  • Permit changes in grid cells, and write updates to the underlying database.

In Chapter 18, you learned how to use Microsoft ADO.NET database programming techniques to establish a connection to a Microsoft Access database and display columns from the database in a Windows form. You also learned how to add a navigation bar to a form ...

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