Data Source with Generic Collection

   



using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;

public class Person {
    public Person(string name, Sex sex, DateTime dob) {
        _name = name;
        _sex = sex;
        _dateOfBirth = dob;
    }

    public string Name {
        get { return _name; }
        set { _name = value; }
    }

    public Sex Sex {
        get { return _sex; }
        set { _sex = value; }
    }

    public DateTime DateOfBirth {
        get { return _dateOfBirth; }
        set { _dateOfBirth = value; }
    }

    private string _name;
    private Sex _sex;
    private DateTime _dateOfBirth;
}

public enum Sex {
    Male,
    Female
}
class PersonList : List<Person> {
}

public class SexDisplay {
    public SexDisplay(Sex s) {
        _sex = s;
        _caption = s.ToString();
    }

    public Sex Sex {
        get { return _sex; }
    }

    public string Caption {
        get { return _caption; }
    }

    private Sex _sex;
    private string _caption;
}

public class SexList : List<SexDisplay> {
}
class Form1 : Form {
    public Form1() {
        InitializeComponent();
    }

    private void getData_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
        PersonList people = new PersonList();

        people.Add(new Person("F", Sex.Male, new DateTime(1970, 12, 14)));
        people.Add(new Person("B", Sex.Male, new DateTime(1976, 10, 29)));
        people.Add(new Person("J", Sex.Male, new DateTime(1945, 5, 17)));
        people.Add(new Person("J", Sex.Female, new DateTime(1982, 1, 3)));

        dataGridView.AutoGenerateColumns = true;
        dataGridView.DataSource = people;
    }

    private void Stuff() {
        DataGridViewTextBoxColumn nameColumn = new DataGridViewTextBoxColumn();
        nameColumn.DataPropertyName = "Name";
        nameColumn.Name = "Name";
        nameColumn.HeaderText = "Name";
        nameColumn.ValueType = typeof(string);
        dataGridView.Columns.Add(nameColumn);

        DataGridViewButtonColumn buttonCol = new DataGridViewButtonColumn();
        buttonCol.Text = "Hello";
        buttonCol.Name = "Hello";
        buttonCol.HeaderText = "Hello";
        buttonCol.ValueType = typeof(string);
        buttonCol.DataPropertyName = "Name";
        dataGridView.Columns.Add(buttonCol);

        DataGridViewCheckBoxColumn checkCol = new DataGridViewCheckBoxColumn();
        checkCol.HeaderText = "Blah";
        dataGridView.Columns.Add(checkCol);

        DataGridViewComboBoxColumn comboCol = new DataGridViewComboBoxColumn();
        comboCol.HeaderText = "Combo";
        SexList sl = new SexList();
        sl.Add(new SexDisplay(Sex.Male));
        sl.Add(new SexDisplay(Sex.Female));
        comboCol.DataSource = sl;
        comboCol.DisplayMember = "Caption";
        comboCol.ValueMember = "Sex";
        comboCol.DataPropertyName = "Sex";
        dataGridView.Columns.Add(comboCol);

        DataGridViewLinkColumn linkCol = new DataGridViewLinkColumn();
        linkCol.HeaderText = "Link";
        linkCol.Text = "Bibble";
        dataGridView.Columns.Add(linkCol);
        linkCol.DataPropertyName = "DateOfBirth";

    }

    private void dataGridView_DataError(object sender, DataGridViewDataErrorEventArgs e) {
        int i = 0;
    }

    private void dataGridView_CellClick(object sender, DataGridViewCellEventArgs e) {
        int i = 0;
    }
    private void InitializeComponent() {
        this.getData = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
        this.dataGridView = new System.Windows.Forms.DataGridView();
        this.SuspendLayout();
        // 
        // getData
        // 
        this.getData.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right)));
        this.getData.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(776, 600);
        this.getData.Name = "getData";
        this.getData.TabIndex = 0;
        this.getData.Text = "Get Data";
        this.getData.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.getData_Click);
        // 
        // dataGridView
        // 
        this.dataGridView.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)((((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom)
                    | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left)
                    | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right)));
        this.dataGridView.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(13, 13);
        this.dataGridView.Name = "dataGridView";
        this.dataGridView.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(837, 573);
        this.dataGridView.TabIndex = 1;
        this.dataGridView.CellClick += new System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellEventHandler(this.dataGridView_CellClick);
        this.dataGridView.DataError += new System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewDataErrorEventHandler(this.dataGridView_DataError);
        // 
        // Form1
        // 
        this.AutoScaleBaseSize = new System.Drawing.Size(5, 13);
        this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(863, 635);
        this.Controls.Add(this.dataGridView);
        this.Controls.Add(this.getData);
        this.ResumeLayout(false);
    }
    private System.Windows.Forms.Button getData;
    private System.Windows.Forms.DataGridView dataGridView;

    [STAThread]
    static void Main() {
        Application.EnableVisualStyles();
        Application.EnableRTLMirroring();
        Application.Run(new Form1());
    }

}