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GridView.AddNewRow() Method

Adds a new record to the GridView.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Grid, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public override void AddNewRow()


The AddNewRow method adds a new grid row at runtime. This method does not depend on the current ColumnViewOptionsBehavior.AllowAddRows property value. End users can also add new rows using the New Item Row and Data Navigator.

See ColumnView.AddNewRow to learn more.

The following sample illustrates how to add a new Data Grid row and instantly set its cell values. Also, see the Add and Remove Rows article for more examples.

using DevExpress.XtraGrid;
using System;
using System.ComponentModel;

namespace SampleGridApplication {
    public partial class Form1 : DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraForm {
        public Form1() {
            this.Load += Form1_Load;
            //end-users cannot add rows
            gridView1.OptionsBehavior.AllowAddRows = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False;

        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            //load sample data base
            gridControl1.DataSource = SampleDS();

        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            //add a new row
            //set a new row cell value. The static GridControl.NewItemRowHandle field allows you to retrieve the added row
            gridView1.SetRowCellValue(GridControl.NewItemRowHandle, gridView1.Columns["Name"], "Please enter new value");

        //sample data source
        public BindingList<Entry> SampleDS() {
            BindingList<Entry> ds = new BindingList<Entry>();
            ds.Add(new Entry("One", 1));
            ds.Add(new Entry("Two", 2));
            ds.Add(new Entry("Three", 3));
            ds.AllowNew = true;
            return ds;

    //sample data source entry
    public class Entry {
        public Entry() { }
        public Entry(string name, Int32 id) {
            Name = name; ID = id;
        public string Name { get; set; }
        public Int32 ID { get; set; }

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