FIX. RadGridView - ExternalException 'A Generic error occurred in GDI+' is thrown on a Windows 8 machine when a long string value is loaded in a grid cell
Set the UseCompatibleTextRendering property of RadGridView to false.
Posted on:08 Sep 2015 08:28
In windows 8, Microsoft reduced the length of a string that can be measured/drawn with GDI+ to 32000 characters (from 65535 in prior Windows versions). More on the matter can be found in the following feedback item - https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/776722/label-control-throws-an-exception-if-its-text-is-set-to-a-very-long-string