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How to set Border for the Selected Rows?

Platform: WPF |
Control: SfDataGrid |
Product Version:

SfDataGrid supports two types of Selection behaviors such as RowSelection and CellSelection. You can do the RowSelection by setting the SelectionUnit as Row and CellSelection by setting the SelectionUnit as Cell.

The Border for the Selected Row can be set by customizing the VirtualizingCellsControl style. The following steps help you set the Border for SelectedRow.

Step 1:

Right-click SfDataGrid in the Visual Studio or Blend Designer view and select Edit Additional Templates -> Edit RowStyle -> Edit a Copy.



A new window opens and in that window you have to mention where you want to define the template and the click Okay.

The VirtualizingCellsControl template is added in the Xaml page and the Border thickness of selection border, Part_SelectionBorder, in the Control template set.


The following screenshot shows the customized Selection border.


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Balamurugan Rajaraman
Jun 09, 2020

Hi Team,

How to achieve the same same for Multiple selection.

Susmitha Sundar [Syncfusion]
Jun 12, 2020

Hi Balamurugan,

The provided same example works for multiple selections also. Please refer the below image,

Multiple Selection

Please let us know your exact requirement.

Regards, Susmitha S

Susmitha Sundar [Syncfusion]
Jun 12, 2020

Please refer the below link for image,


Balamurugan Rajaraman
Jun 12, 2020

Hi Susmitha,

That's working with bug. Please select 1 and 2 row afterwards re-click the Row 1, why the Background and Border style still shown on the Row 1. It should remove from the selected list right.


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