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How do can I get a blinker cell in a GridDataBoundGrid?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridDataBoundGrid(Classic) |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: July 10, 2014


You can acheive this by providing the backcolor on demand in the PrepareViewStyleInfo event handler and changing this color alternatively in a timers tick event handler. Please refer the following code snippet:


//Setting color on demand

private void gridDataBoundGrid1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)


if(e.RowIndex > 0 && e.ColIndex > 0)


if(e.RowIndex == this.row && e.ColIndex == this.col)


e.Style.BackColor = this.color;




//Invoke the Timer

private void timer1_Tick(object sender, System.EventArgs e)


this.color = (this.color == Color.White)

? Color.Red : Color.White;

this.gridDataBoundGrid1.InvalidateRange(GridRangeInfo.Cell(this.row, this.col));



"Setting color on demand

Private Sub gridDataBoundGrid1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(sender As Object, e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs) Handles gridDataBoundGrid1.PrepareViewStyleInfo

If e.RowIndex > 0 AndAlso e.ColIndex > 0 Then

If e.RowIndex = Me.row AndAlso e.ColIndex = Me.col Then

e.Style.BackColor = Me.color

End If

End If

End Sub "gridDataBoundGrid1_PrepareViewStyleInfo

"Invoke the Timer

Private Sub timer1_Tick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles timer1.Tick

If (Me.color.Equals(color.White)) Then

Me.color = color.Red


Me.color = color.White

End If

Me.gridDataBoundGrid1.InvalidateRange(GridRangeInfo.Cell(Me.row, Me.col))

End Sub "timer1_Tick

Here is the link with both CS and VB samples: http://help.syncfusion.com/samples/KB/Grid.Windows/GDBG_Blink/

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