# How to: Set the Selection Mode of the Windows Forms DataGridView Control

The following code example demonstrates how to configure a DataGridView control so that clicking anywhere within a row automatically selects the entire row, and so that only one row at a time can be selected.

## Example

this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
DataGridViewSelectionMode.FullRowSelect;
this.dataGridView1.MultiSelect = false;

With Me.dataGridView1
.SelectionMode = DataGridViewSelectionMode.FullRowSelect
.MultiSelect = False
End With


## Compiling the Code

This example requires: