DataGridViewRow.Selected Property

Definition

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the row is selected.

public:
 virtual property bool Selected { bool get(); void set(bool value); };
public override bool Selected { get; set; }
member this.Selected : bool with get, set
Public Overrides Property Selected As Boolean

Property Value

Boolean

true if the row is selected; otherwise, false.

Exceptions

The row is in a DataGridView control and is a shared row.

Examples

The following code example illustrates the use of this property.

void dataGridView1_ColumnHeaderMouseClick(
    object sender, DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs e)
{
    this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.ColumnHeaderSelect;
    this.dataGridView1.Columns[e.ColumnIndex].HeaderCell
        .SortGlyphDirection = SortOrder.None;
    this.dataGridView1.Columns[e.ColumnIndex].Selected = true;
}

void dataGridView1_RowHeaderMouseClick(
    object sender, DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs e)
{
    this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.RowHeaderSelect;
    this.dataGridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Selected = true;
}
Private Sub dataGridView1_ColumnHeaderMouseClick( _
    ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs) _
    Handles dataGridView1.ColumnHeaderMouseClick

    Me.dataGridView1.SelectionMode = _
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.ColumnHeaderSelect
    Me.dataGridView1.Columns(e.ColumnIndex).HeaderCell _
        .SortGlyphDirection = SortOrder.None
    Me.dataGridView1.Columns(e.ColumnIndex).Selected = True

End Sub

Private Sub dataGridView1_RowHeaderMouseClick( _
    ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs) _
    Handles dataGridView1.RowHeaderMouseClick

    Me.dataGridView1.SelectionMode = _
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.RowHeaderSelect
    Me.dataGridView1.Rows(e.RowIndex).Selected = True

End Sub

Remarks

You cannot use this property with a shared row. For more information about shared rows, see Best Practices for Scaling the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

Applies to

See also