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Howto:? select text in a cell

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6781 Aug 27,2003 07:40 PM UTC Feb 23,2009 02:14 PM UTC WinForms 5
Tags: GridControl
Asked On August 27, 2003 07:40 PM UTC

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

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On August 27, 2003 07:50 PM UTC

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.

Replied On August 27, 2003 10:02 PM UTC

Thanks, that works

Sameer Khan
Replied On February 20, 2009 03:32 PM UTC

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

>Thanks, that works

Sameer Khan
Replied On February 20, 2009 03:38 PM UTC

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

Rajadurai C [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 23, 2009 02:14 PM UTC

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;
this.gridGroupingControl1.TableModel.Options.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.PositionCaret;



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