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How can I customize the error message?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: February 12, 2016

Description

When an invalid data format or data type is entered, an error message is displayed. The error message is like xx is not a valid value for Double. This error message can be customized.

Solution

You can handle the CurrentCellValidating event, validate and set the error message. The following code example gives a customized error message when a value other than double is entered.

C#

VB

On applying the properties, the grid looks like the following screenshot.

Figure 1: Custom message when an invalid data is entered

Sample Links

CS: Customizing the error message

VB: Customizing the error message

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