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How to change the color of the selected range of cells in a WinForms GridControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl

Change selected range color

You can change the color of the selected range of cells in a Grid control by handling the PrepareViewStyleInfo event and by changing the text color and the backcolor of the selected ranges of cells.


void gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)
   if (e.ColIndex > 0 && e.RowIndex > 0)
      //get the range of the selected cells
      GridRangeInfoList range;
      if(this.gridControl1.Selections.GetSelectedRanges(out range,false) &&range.AnyRangeIntersects(GridRangeInfo.Cell(e.RowIndex,e.ColIndex)))


Private Sub gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs)
   If e.ColIndex > 0 AndAlso e.RowIndex > 0 Then
   'get the range of the selected cells
   Dim range As GridRangeInfoList
      If Me.gridControl1.Selections.GetSelectedRanges(range,False) AndAlso range.AnyRangeIntersects(GridRangeInfo.Cell(e.RowIndex,e.ColIndex)) Then
      End If
   End If
End Sub

After applying the properties, the Grid is displayed as follows.

Change the backcolor and textcolor of selected range

Figure 1: Change the backcolor and text color of the selected ranges


C#: Changing selected range color

VB: Changing selected range color


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