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How to change CellType in a row based another column''s value in runtime?

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62120 Jun 8,2007 01:36 AM Jun 11,2007 04:52 AM Windows Forms 3
Tags: GridControl
Ken Xu
Asked On June 8, 2007 01:36 AM

Suppose next situation,

There's a GGC bind a parent table with child.
In the parent rows ,there're two fields - State & City.
Now ,if I change a row's State from California to North Carolina, then I demand the other field
must only show respective cities to select.

The Following if my code snippet:
void Grouping_RecordValueChanged(object sender, GridRecordValueChangedEventArgs e)
if (e.FieldDescriptor.Name == "State")
DataTable dtCity = service.GetCityByStateId(e.Record.GetValue("State"));

GridGroupingControl grdGrouping = (GridGroupingControl)sender;
int i = 3;
foreach (GroupBase.Record r in grdGrouping.Table.Records)
if (r.GetValue("ID") == e.Record.GetValue("ID"))
grdGrouping.TableModel.ColStyles["City"].CellModel.Grid[i, 7].CellType = "ComboBox";
grdGrouping.TableModel.ColStyles["city"].CellModel.Grid[i, 7].DisplayMember = "Name";
grdGrouping.TableModel.ColStyles["City"].CellModel.Grid[i, 7].ValueMember = "ID";
grdGrouping.TableModel.ColStyles["City"].CellModel.Grid[i, 7].DataSource = dtCity;

Ken Xu
Replied On June 8, 2007 01:44 AM

But I found Nothing happened if I Set the CellType like the code snippet display, Please help me.

Madhankumar [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 8, 2007 01:47 PM

Hi Ken,

Thank you for being patience.

To set any cell specific properties, the QueryCellStyleInfo event have to be handled. The following is the logic need to be used to set the style properties. Please try it and let us know if you need any further assistance.

+++++++++ Code Snippet +++++++++++
Hashtable hash = new Hashtable();
void gridGroupingControl1_RecordValueChanged(object sender, RecordValueChangedEventArgs e)
if (e.FieldDescriptor.Name == "State")
DataTable dtCity = service.GetCityByStateId(e.Record.GetValue("State"));
object key = e.Record.GetValue("ID");
hash.Add(dtCity, key);

void gridGroupingControl1_QueryCellStyleInfo(object sender, GridTableCellStyleInfoEventArgs e)
if (e.TableCellIdentity.DisplayElement.Kind == DisplayElementKind.Record)
Record r = e.TableCellIdentity.DisplayElement.GetRecord();
object key = r.GetValue("ID");
if (hash.Contains(key))
if (e.TableCellIdentity.Column.Name == "Column3")
e.Style.CellType = "ComboBox";
e.Style.DisplayMember = "Name";
e.Style.DataSource = dtCity;
e.Style.ValueMember = "ID";
+++++++++ Code Snippet +++++++++++

Have a nice day.

Best regards,

Ken Xu
Replied On June 11, 2007 04:52 AM

Thank you so deeply, Madhan.

You save me from a big trouble!
I have got it!~
The moving-link columns looks like quite good.

But now ,I'm having a headache on how to create a CheckedListBox Column here:

Could you help me again?


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