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How can I customize the error message?

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

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
419 04/30/2011 02/12/2016 WinForms GridControl
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