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How to make a grid cell as read-only without having the cursor when you click on the cell in WinForms GridGroupingControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridGroupingControl
Tags: readonly

Make grid cell as read-only

To make a grid cell as read-only, without having the cursor while clicking on the cell, you can cancel the TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing event. In the following code, the cursor is disabled when you click on the RecordFieldCell in the Grid.


this.gridGroupingControl1.TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing += gridGroupingControl1_TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing;
//Disable Record rows being edited and disables blinking cursor inside the cell.
void gridGroupingControl1_TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.Grouping.GridTableControlCancelEventArgs e)
    GridTableCellStyleInfo style = this.gridGroupingControl1.TableControl.GetTableViewStyleInfo(e.TableControl.CurrentCell.RowIndex, e.TableControl.CurrentCell.ColIndex);
    if(style.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType==GridTableCellType.RecordFieldCell || style.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType==GridTableCellType.AlternateRecordFieldCell)
        e.Inner.Cancel = true;


Private Me.gridGroupingControl1.TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing += AddressOf gridGroupingControl1_TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing
'Disable Record rows being edited and disables blinking cursor inside the cell.
Private Sub gridGroupingControl1_TableControlCurrentCellStartEditing(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.Grouping.GridTableControlCancelEventArgs)
   Dim style As GridTableCellStyleInfo = Me.gridGroupingControl1.TableControl.GetTableViewStyleInfo(e.TableControl.CurrentCell.RowIndex, e.TableControl.CurrentCell.ColIndex)
   If style.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType=GridTableCellType.RecordFieldCell OrElse style.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType=GridTableCellType.AlternateRecordFieldCell Then
     e.Inner.Cancel = True
   End If
End Sub



When you are using the browse only property, you can achieve the same behavior but you cannot apply filtering to the grid.


C#: Read-only

VB: Read-only

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Nagaraju Dhulipalla
Aug 21, 2018
The cursor still appears even after using the code that is explained above

can you please help me to write the code to

to make a grid cell as read-only without having the cursor when you click on the cell?


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