Here is a <a href=”http://www.xceedsoft.com/cs/download/XceedGrid/CSharp/Custom Row Cell Derivation.zip”>sample application</a> that shows how to do this. You need to extend both the Row and Cell classes to use custom cells.
This sample is in C# VS2003, using grid version 3.X.
Here are more details from the online help documentation :
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