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How to paste the data in the current cell when the ListBoxSelectionMode is enabled in WinForms GridControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl
Tags: copypaste, paste

Paste the data

In the GridControl, pasting the data in the current cell when the ListBoxSelectionMode is enabled is achieved by handling the ClipboardCanPaste event. By using this event, you can get the Clipboard text by accessing the GetData()of the GetDataObject() method. Then the data can be pasted in the current cell by using the PasteTextFromBuffer method.


this.gridControl1.ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.One;
this.gridControl1.ClipboardCanPaste += new GridCutPasteEventHandler(gridControl1_ClipboardCanPaste);
void gridControl1_ClipboardCanPaste(object sender, GridCutPasteEventArgs e)
    //Checks whether the range is a Row.
    if (e.RangeList.ActiveRange.RangeType == GridRangeInfoType.Rows)
        GridCurrentCell currentCell = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell;
        if (currentCell != null)
            //Gets the Clipboard text.
            string clipboardText = Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetData(DataFormats.UnicodeText) as string;
            //Sets the ClipBoard text to the current cell.
            this.gridControl1.Model.TextDataExchange.PasteTextFromBuffer(clipboardText, currentCell.RangeInfo, e.ClipboardFlags);
            e.Result = false;
            e.Handled = true;


Me.gridControl1.ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.One
AddHandler gridControl1.ClipboardCanPaste, AddressOf gridControl1_ClipboardCanPaste
'Handles the ClipboardCanPaste event.
Private Sub gridControl1_ClipboardCanPaste(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As GridCutPasteEventArgs)
    'Checks whether the range is a Row.
     If e.RangeList.ActiveRange.RangeType = GridRangeInfoType.Rows Then
           Dim currentCell As GridCurrentCell = Me.gridControl1.CurrentCell
              If currentCell IsNot Nothing Then
                  'Gets the Clipboard text.
                   Dim clipboardText As String = TryCast(Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetData(DataFormats.UnicodeText), String)
                 'Sets the ClipBoard text to the current cell.
           Me.gridControl1.Model.TextDataExchange.PasteTextFromBuffer(clipboardText, currentCell.RangeInfo, e.ClipboardFlags)
                 e.Result = False
                 e.Handled = True
             End If
       End If
End Sub


The following screenshot displays the data pasted when the LisBoxSelectionMode is enabled.

Data pasted when the listbox selection mode is enabled



C#: PastedData

VB: PastedData


Reference link: https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/grid-control/copy-and-paste

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