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Edit Mode GGC

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62612 Jun 19,2007 08:14 AM Jun 20,2007 05:29 PM Windows Forms 3
Tags: GridControl
Asked On June 19, 2007 08:14 AM


currently a grid cell changes to the edit mode if a user clicks in a cell with a mouse click. Now i want to change this behavior. I want to select the cell when the user clicks on it with the mouse and switch to the edit mode if a user presses a key on the keyboard. Is this possible?


haneefm [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 19, 2007 11:02 AM

Hi Chris,

You can try setting the property ActivateCurrentCellBehavior to None.

gridGroupingControl1.TableModel.Options.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.None;

This None setting means that clicking on a cell does not activate it. You can activate the cell by pressing any one of the key.

Best regards,

Replied On June 20, 2007 03:26 AM

Hi Haneef,

this works fine for the default cell types. I have a custom cell renderer and model inherited from GridComboboxCellRenderer / Model.

The problem here is that even if I set the GridCellActivateAction to "None" the DropDownPart shows up when I click on that cell. How can I get the same behavior for this cell types?

haneefm [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 20, 2007 05:29 PM

Hi Chris,

You need to set the SupportsFocusControl property in your custom cell renderer (which is derived from GridComboBoxCellRender) class. Below is a code snippet

this.SupportsFocusControl = true;

Best regards,


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