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MouseDown event and absolute column/row

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8575 Nov 12,2003 10:56 AM Nov 12,2003 12:53 PM Windows Forms 1
Tags: GridControl
Eric Demers
Asked On November 12, 2003 10:56 AM

Hi, I'm trying to figure out how to get the absolute Row/Column in the Grid.MouseDown event. I can get the visible Row/Column, but I NEED the absolute Row/Column. Is there a way to get this information without going into the CellMouseDown event? The problem I have with using the CellMouseDownEvent, is that I do not want the user to actually get into the cell, but it's too late at that time, as the cell is being changed to the Edit mode. Maybe I'm not using the right events to deal with that issue! Please help!

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 12, 2003 12:53 PM

You can get the row and col with code like this.
private void gridControl1_MouseDown(object sender, MouseEventArgs e)
	int row, col;
	if(this.gridControl1.PointToRowCol(new Point(e.X, e.Y), out row, out col, -1))
		Console.WriteLine(row.ToString() + "  " + col.ToString())
But if you want to prevent the currentcell from moving with a click, you might try setting e.Cancel = true in CurrentCellMoving.
private void gridControl1_CurrentCellMoving(object sender, 
	GridCurrentCellMovingEventArgs e)
	if(e.ColIndex == 3)
		e.Cancel = true;


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