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Don''t hightlight cell when selecting rows

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95070 Jun 18,2010 07:59 AM Jun 23,2010 10:22 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: GridControl
Steve Catterall
Asked On June 18, 2010 07:59 AM

I have a GridControl with ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.MultiExtended
When selecting rows the current cell (the cell the user clicks on) does not get the selection colour, and remains white.

Is there a way to turn this off, so the whole row gets highlighted when it is selected?

Christopher Issac Sunder K [Syncfusion]
Replied On June 23, 2010 10:22 AM

Hi Stephen,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

Highlighting the selected row including current cell can be achieved by handling the PrepareViewStyleInfo event. In the given sample, the AlphaBlendSelectionColor property gives us the selection color.

this.gridControl1.ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.MultiExtended;
this.gridControl1.PrepareViewStyleInfo += new GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventHandler(gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo);
this.gridControl1.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.DblClickOnCell; //

void gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)
GridCurrentCell cc = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell;
if (e.RowIndex == cc.RowIndex && e.ColIndex == cc.ColIndex && !cc.IsEditing)
e.Style.BackColor = this.gridControl1.AlphaBlendSelectionColor; // get the selection color.

Please refer the following sample which illustrates the above.


Christopher K.


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