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Need Help in applying color to selected row in a DBG

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74436 Jun 12,2008 11:28 PM Jun 16,2008 02:40 AM Windows Forms 3
Tags: GridControl
Administrator [Syncfusion]
Asked On June 12, 2008 11:28 PM

i am displaying rows into a DBG.and i placed a context menu strip control on it.
after displaying rows in a grid i am selecting a row and applying a color to that row by clicking on contextmenu strip button
but it is not applying that color

my code is
private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

string con = "data source=SERVER;uid=sa;pwd=safertek;database=master";
string cmd = " select * from emp";
SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd, con);
DataSet ds = new DataSet();
da.Fill(ds, "emp");
gridDataBoundGrid1.DataSource = ds.Tables[0];

this.gridDataBoundGrid1[1, 1].BackColor = Color.GreenYellow;
this.gridDataBoundGrid1[1, 1].TextColor = Color.RoyalBlue;
this.gridDataBoundGrid1[1, 1].CellType = "TextBox";


private void buttonAdv1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

private void openToolStripMenuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
int i = gridDataBoundGrid1.CurrentCell.RowIndex;
int c = gridDataBoundGrid1.CurrentCell.ColIndex;
this.gridDataBoundGrid1[i, c].BackColor = Color.GreenYellow;

Sri Rajan [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 13, 2008 05:43 AM

Hi Hari,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

You need to handle QueryCellInfo event to change the back color of the selected cell. Here is the code.

//To Change the backcolor of selected cell.
void Model_QueryCellInfo(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridQueryCellInfoEventArgs e)
if ((e.RowIndex == i && i!=-1)&& (e.ColIndex == c && c!=-1))
e.Style.BackColor = Color.Red;
i = -1;
c = -1;
if(e.RowIndex>0 && e.ColIndex>0)
e.Style.BackColor = Color.White;

int i = -1, c = -1;
private void openToolStripMenuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
i = this.gridDataBoundGrid1.CurrentCell.RowIndex;
c = this.gridDataBoundGrid1.CurrentCell.ColIndex;

Please let me know if this helps.

Best Regards,

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 14, 2008 02:31 AM

ThankYou Srirajan

Can you plz provide any documentation regarding GridBoundDataGrid events like Model_QueryCellInfo,
thanks in advance

Sri Rajan [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 16, 2008 02:40 AM

Hi Hari,

Thank you for your continued interest in Syncfusion products.

Here is the documentation for the events of GridDataBoundGrid control.

Please let me know if this helps.

Best Regards,


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