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How to set the current cell backcolor to the backcolor of remaining selected cells in WinForms GridControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 18, 2019

Backcolor settings

When the current cell is not in an edit mode, it is generally a part of the selection. When you want to set the BackColor like the other selected cells then, you have to use the CellDrawn event

C#

void gridControl1_CellDrawn(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridDrawCellEventArgs e)
{
   //get the currentcell
   GridCurrentCell cc = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell;
   if (e.RowIndex == cc.RowIndex && e.ColIndex == cc.ColIndex)
   {
      //fill the selection color to the cells background
      using (SolidBrush br = new SolidBrush(this.gridControl1.AlphaBlendSelectionColor))
      {
         e.Graphics.FillRectangle(br, e.Bounds);
      }
   }
}

 

VB

Private Sub gridControl1_CellDrawn(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridDrawCellEventArgs)
   'get the currentcell
   Dim cc As GridCurrentCell = Me.gridControl1.CurrentCell
   If e.RowIndex = cc.RowIndex AndAlso e.ColIndex = cc.ColIndex Then
      'fill the selection color to the cells background
      Using br As New SolidBrush(Me.gridControl1.AlphaBlendSelectionColor)
         e.Graphics.FillRectangle(br, e.Bounds)
      End Using
   End If
End Sub

After applying the properties, the Grid is shown as follows,

Backcolor of selected cell is set to current cell backcolor

Figure 1: The BackColor of the selected cell is set to the BackColor of the current cell

Samples:

C#: BackColor for Selected Cells

VB: BackColor for Selected Cells

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