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Context Menu Issue

I am currently building a user control that includes a Syncfusion Grid. I would like to allow users to select a set of one or more rows within the grid and then right click to view a context menu where they can take actions on the rows they have selected. Currently I am encountering difficulty figuring out how to configure the Grid so that right clicking for the context menu does not affect the selected rows. It seems that whatever I set the ListBoxSelectionMode of the grid to, the selection is invariably compromised and I cannot track down the event that is being raised that I need to handle to prevent this from happenning. Thanks for any help, Zubin

3 Replies

AD Administrator Syncfusion Team January 5, 2005 02:13 PM

This property setting should prevent the right-click from clearing the selections. this.gridControl1.Model.Options.SelectCellsMouseButtonsMask = MouseButtons.Left; If you want to control the context menus of active cell controls, you may need to use the technique discussed in this thread. http://64.78.18.34/Support/Forums/message.aspx?MessageID=13861


ZT Zubin Tiku January 5, 2005 02:45 PM

Is there any way of getting the Grid to behave like an Excel spreadsheet? I.E. When the user right clicks within a selected range of cells the selection is not affected, but if the user right clicks outside of a selected range of cells, the selection is updated?


AD Administrator Syncfusion Team January 5, 2005 04:00 PM

If you want this behavior, do not set the SelectCellsMouseButtonMask. Instead, handle the SelectionsChanging event, and set e.Cancel = true if you right-click on selected cells.
Private Sub SelectionChanging(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As GridSelectionChangingEventArgs)
	If e.Reason = GridSelectionReason.MouseDown And Control.MouseButtons = MouseButtons.Right Then
		Dim row, col As Integer
		Dim pt As Point = Me.GridDataBoundGrid1.PointToClient(Control.MousePosition)
	If Me.GridDataBoundGrid1.PointToRowCol(pt, row, col, -1) Then
			Dim rangeList As GridRangeInfoList
			rangeList = Me.GridDataBoundGrid1.Selections.GetSelectedRows(True, False)
			If rangeList.AnyRangeIntersects(GridRangeInfo.Cell(row, col)) Then
				e.Cancel = True
			End If
		End If
	End If
End Sub

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