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grid cell text highlight

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89143 Aug 19,2009 02:32 AM UTC Aug 19,2009 12:24 PM UTC WinForms 1
Tags: GridControl
Stephen Hui
Asked On August 19, 2009 02:32 AM UTC


I am trying to get the grid cell's text all highlighted when a user click (or move) on a cell, so that when he starts typing values, the old values will be wiped out automatically.

I tried using this event handler

void GridEditor_CurrentCellInitializeControlText(object sender, GridCurrentCellInitializeControlTextEventArgs e)
GridEditor gridEditor = (GridEditor)sender;
GridCurrentCell cell = gridEditor.CurrentCell;

however, the cell.BeginEdit(true) does not work. can you tell me why?

second question is regarding the export to excel feature. is there any way to implement this feature if I only have .NET 3.0
the GridExcelConverterControl class requires dll reference from .NET 3.5


Rajadurai C [Syncfusion]
Replied On August 19, 2009 12:24 PM UTC

Hi Stephen,

Thanks for your interest in Syncfusion Products.

1) The entire text of the cell can be made selected while that cell gets focus by means of ActivateCurrentCellBehavior property, setting GridCellActivateAction to SelectAll. Here is the code for your reference.

this.gridControl1.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.SelectAll;

2) With the .NET framework 3.0 application, .NET v3.5 dlls can be referred by default.

Please refer to the following sample in which the application is created with .NET 3.0 framework and the grid refers to the Syncfusion .NET 3.5v assemblies.



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