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Questions on cells'' edit mode and change of the selection color of a whole row.

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98648 Mar 15,2011 08:18 AM UTC Apr 1,2011 11:46 AM UTC ASP.NET Web Forms (Classic) 2
Tags: GridGroupingControl
Asked On March 15, 2011 08:18 AM UTC

1)For grid control/data bound grid, How can I make the grid never have edit mode for the cell of certain columns while the whole row always being selected? E.g. there're 6 columns in a grid, and column 4, 5, 6 are read only and not editable, thus the cells of these column should not have the edit mode.

2)For these 2 types of grid, How can I change the select back color and select fore color when the whole row is selected?
Once I try to remove Alphablend from AllowSelection list(Because it can not provide me the conventional selection effect: blue background and white text ), it turns out the selection back color become black?

Replied On March 29, 2011 01:25 AM UTC

How to deactivate a cell's editing mode of a DataBoundGrid and always make the whole row being selected instead? and how to change the selection color of this row?
Many thanks.

Rajasekar [Syncfusion]
Replied On April 1, 2011 11:46 AM UTC

Hi Feng,

Thanks for using Syncfusion products.

Regarding Non-Editable Cell:

In GridDataControl,
you can make particular column as non-editable by setting ReadOnly property as True in the respective VisibleColumn of the DataGrid like shown below:

Code Snippet[XAML]

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In GridControl, you can make particular column or cell or row as non-editable by setting ReadOnly property as True in the QueryCellInfo event of the datagrid like shown below:

Code Snippet[C#]

this.grid.QueryCellInfo += new GridQueryCellInfoEventHandler(grid_QueryCellInfo);

void grid_QueryCellInfo(object sender, GridQueryCellInfoEventArgs e)
if (e.Cell.ColumnIndex > 3)
e.Style.ReadOnly = true;

e.Style.CellValue = string.Format("Row{0}/Col{1}",e.Style.RowIndex,e.Cell.ColumnIndex);

Regarding Background and Foreground Color for Selected Rows:

In GridDataControl, you can achieve your requirement like shown below:

Code Snippet[C#]

this.dataGrid.HighlightSelectionBackground = Brushes.Blue;
this.dataGrid.HighlightSelectionForeground = Brushes.White;

In GridControl, you can achieve your requirement like shown below:

Code Snippet[C#]

this.grid.Model.Options.DrawSelectionOptions = GridDrawSelectionOptions.ReplaceBackground | GridDrawSelectionOptions.ReplaceTextColor;
this.grid.Model.Options.HighlightSelectionBackground = Brushes.Blue;
this.grid.Model.Options.HighlightSelectionForeground = Brushes.White;

For your reference we have also attached the sample herewith.

GridDataControl:< http://www.syncfusion.com/uploads/redirect.aspx?&team=support&file=GDC1640753944.zip >

GridControl:< http://www.syncfusion.com/uploads/redirect.aspx?&team=support&file=GC1485855858.zip >

Please let us know if you have any queries.



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