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setting focus to a GGC new record cell

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39891 Jan 20,2006 01:26 AM UTC Jan 20,2006 09:09 PM UTC WinForms 3
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Eric Weber
Asked On January 20, 2006 01:26 AM UTC

When my form opens, I want to set focus to a specific cell in a GGC. The cell is located in the GridAddNewRecord row. How do I do this? When the form opens, I want the user to just be able to start typing into the cell. thanks!

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 20, 2006 05:00 AM UTC

Hi Eric, You can set focus to a particular cell by moving the focus to the required cell. you can achieve this by using MoveTo method in Form_Load Event. Here is the code snippet. this.gridGroupingControl1.TableControl.CurrentCell.MoveTo(3,1,GridSetCurrentCellOptions.SetFocus); Regards Madhan.

Eric Weber
Replied On January 20, 2006 05:19 PM UTC

thanks! The cells in this grid require a double click to activate them. After incorporating your code, I can see a box around the cell (indicating that it has focus), but when I type nothing happens. I''ve added the following lines of code, but with no luck... this.TableControl.CurrentCell.ActivateOnGotFocus = true; this.TableControl.CurrentCell.MoveTo(2,4,GridSetCurrentCellOptions.SetFocus); this.TableControl.CurrentCell.Activate(2,4,GridSetCurrentCellOptions.SetFocus);

stanleyj [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 20, 2006 09:09 PM UTC

Hi Eric, That works as expected, typing initially enters the text in the add new record field. Try BeginEdit to see if that helps. this.gridGroupingControl1.TableControl.CurrentCell.BeginEdit(); Best regards, Stanley

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