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How to display a text box in a grid cell?


By default, each cell in a Grid control is a type of textbox. To add the TextBox to the grid cell and bring it to the front of the cell, use the following method.


To add a TextBox on a cell, create an object for the TextBox class and add it to the Grid.Controls collection. In the provided sample the textbox is displayed while entering the text in the current cell.



The following screenshot displays the textbox displayed in a Grid while entering the text in a current cell.

Figure 1: Textbox displayed in a Grid

Sample Link

C#: DisplayTextBox

VB: DisplayTextBox

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
4510 04/19/2015 04/19/2015 WinForms GridControl
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