Paging DataGridView in Windows Forms Applications

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The source code included in the zip file allows you to page DataGridView control in Windows Forms application.

I just found the code in the internet and modify some few lines to fix some bugs on navigation an empty table.

Additionally, I added a search box to search common fields like CompanyName, ContactTitle, etc.

The code is written in VB.NET, but you can convert it easily using this tool:

Convert C# to Visual Basic .NET or vice versa.

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That's amazing an article which helped me so much on the WinForms DataGridView. Since I am quite a newbie in the WinForms, this really do a great favor for me.

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