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How to delete a single cell value when ActivateCurrentCellBehavior is set to none in WinForms GridControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl

Delete a particular cell value in grid

To delete a particular cell value when ActivateCurrentCellBehavior is set as None and ListBoxSelectionMode is set as One, KeyDown event can be handled.


this.gridControl1.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.None;
this.gridControl1.ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.One;
this.gridControl1.KeyDown += new KeyEventHandler(gridControl1_KeyDown);
void gridControl1_KeyDown(object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
    if (e.KeyCode == Keys.Delete)
        int rowIndex = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell.RowIndex;
        int colIndex = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell.ColIndex;
        this.gridControl1[rowIndex, colIndex].CellValue = null;
        e.Handled = true;



Me.gridControl1.ActivateCurrentCellBehavior = GridCellActivateAction.None
Me.gridControl1.ListBoxSelectionMode = SelectionMode.One
AddHandler gridControl1.KeyDown, AddressOf gridControl1_KeyDown
void gridControl1_KeyDown(Object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
 If e.KeyCode = Keys.Delete Then
  Dim rowIndex As Integer = Me.gridControl1.CurrentCell.RowIndex
  Dim colIndex As Integer = Me.gridControl1.CurrentCell.ColIndex
  Me.gridControl1(rowIndex, colIndex).CellValue = Nothing
  e.Handled = True
 End If


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