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Howto:? select text in a cell

using this code: GridTextBoxControl tb; if (gridControl1[gridControl1.CurrentCell.RowIndex, gridControl1.CurrentCell.ColIndex].CellType == "TextBox") { tb = (GridTextBoxControl)gridControl1.CurrentCell.Renderer.Control; tb.SelectAll(); } does not work. Is there a better way of doing this? This runs on CurrentCellActivated with the purpose to highlight all text when a user switches cells

5 Replies

AD Administrator Syncfusion Team August 27, 2003 03:50 PM

You can set the grid's ActivateCurrentCellBehavior property to SelectAll. This should select all the text for you when you click into a cell. You can do this from the designer or from code in Form_Load.


PE Peter August 27, 2003 06:02 PM

Thanks, that works


SK Sameer Khan February 20, 2009 10:32 AM

I cannot find the corresponding property for a GGC. Does it not support the behavior?

>Thanks, that works



SK Sameer Khan February 20, 2009 10:38 AM


this.gridGroupingControl1.TableModel.Options.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.SelectAll Works, but I would like to be able to specify this behavior on a Column level .. is that possible


>I cannot find the corresponding property for a GGC. Does it not support the behavior?

>Thanks, that works





RC Rajadurai C Syncfusion Team February 23, 2009 09:14 AM

Hi Sameer,

Thanks for your interest in Syncfusion products.

You can set the SelectAll property for specific column through TableControlCurrentCellActivating event handler. Please refer to the following code.

void gridGroupingControl1_TableControlCurrentCellActivated(object sender, GridTableControlEventArgs e)
{
GridCurrentCell cc = e.TableControl.CurrentCell;
if (cc.RowIndex > 3 && cc.ColIndex > 0)
{
if (cc.ColIndex == 2)
{
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableModel.Options.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.SelectAll;
}
else
{
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableModel.Options.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.PositionCaret;
}
}
}


Regards,
Rajadurai


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