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ComboBox question

I have a grid will a cell that is a "ComboBox" celltype, however I want to prevent the user from dropping the droplist. Essentially the grid is only for display purposes and the user has to double click a row to edit the row in a form. If they can drop the droplist it is confusing for them. Thanks, Sean

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AD Administrator Syncfusion Team January 30, 2003 05:14 AM

You can disable dropping down the combobox with the GridStyleInfo.Clickable property. The ShowButtons property lets you also hide the button. Stefan


SG Sean Greer January 30, 2003 11:20 AM

I've attempted to prevent the combobox from dropping by setting the GridStyleInfo.Clickable to false, but this does not seem to have any affect. Here is the code that I'm using: gbc = new GridBoundColumn(); gbc.MappingName = "Role"; gbc.HeaderText = "Role"; gbc.StyleInfo.CellType = "ComboBox"; gbc.StyleInfo.ExclusiveChoiceList = true; gbc.StyleInfo.Clickable = false; gbc.StyleInfo.DisplayMember = "Description"; gbc.StyleInfo.ValueMember = "RoleCode"; gbc.StyleInfo.DataSource = GetRoleCodes(); I'm using version 1.5.1.1 of the grid. Any thoughts? Sean


AD Administrator Syncfusion Team January 30, 2003 02:51 PM

Sorry - my mistake. I wasn't aware that you can still dropdown by clicking inside the cell text or using ALT-Down Arrow. What you can do instead is listen to the CurrentCellShowingDropDown event. In your event handler you can set the Cancel property of the EventArgs. Stefamn

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