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How to highlight the current row including the current cell in WinForms GridControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: February 13, 2015 |
Last Revised Date: December 17, 2019

Highlights the selected row

This can be done by handling the PrepareViewStyleInfo event and by changing the text color and the backcolor of the selected ranges of cells.

C#

void gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)
{
   GridControlBase grid = gridControl1;
   GridCurrentCell cc = gridControl1.CurrentCell;
   // Highlight the current row with SystemColors.Highlight and bold font
   if(e.RowIndex > grid.Model.Rows.HeaderCount && e.ColIndex >    grid.Model.Cols.HeaderCount && cc.HasCurrentCellAt(e.RowIndex))
   {
      e.Style.Interior = new BrushInfo(SystemColors.Highlight);
      e.Style.TextColor = SystemColors.HighlightText;
      e.Style.Font.Bold = true;
   }
}

VB

Private Sub gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs)
   Dim grid As GridControlBase = gridControl1
   Dim cc As GridCurrentCell = gridControl1.CurrentCell
   ' Highlight the current row with SystemColors.Highlight and bold font
   If e.RowIndex > grid.Model.Rows.HeaderCount AndAlso e.ColIndex > grid.Model.Cols.HeaderCount AndAlso cc.HasCurrentCellAt(e.RowIndex) Then
      e.Style.Interior = New BrushInfo(SystemColors.Highlight)
      e.Style.TextColor = SystemColors.HighlightText
      e.Style.Font.Bold = True
   End If
End Sub

After applying the properties, the grid is shown as follows.

Highlight the current row with current cell

Figure 1: Highlighted the current row including current cell

Samples:

C#:  HighLightRow

VB: HighLightRow

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