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How to display a text box in a grid cell?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 19, 2015 |
Last Revised Date: April 19, 2015
Tags: styling


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

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