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DataGrid.CurrentCell Property

Gets or sets which cell has the focus. Not available at design time.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public DataGridCell CurrentCell { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridCell
The DataGridCell with the focus.

Setting the CurrentCell property will cause the grid to scroll and show the cell if it is not already visible.

The following code example shows how to set and get the current cell.

private void SetCellWithFocus(DataGrid myGrid)
 {
    // Set the current cell to cell1, row 1.
    myGrid.CurrentCell = new DataGridCell(1,1);
 }

 private void dataGrid1_GotFocus(object sender, EventArgs e)
 {
    Console.WriteLine(dataGrid1.CurrentCell.ColumnNumber + 
    " " + dataGrid1.CurrentCell.RowNumber);
 }
    

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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