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DataGridViewCellEventArgs Class

Provides data for DataGridView events related to cell and row operations.

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

public ref class DataGridViewCellEventArgs : public EventArgs

The DataGridViewCellEventArgs type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDataGridViewCellEventArgsInitializes a new instance of the DataGridViewCellEventArgs class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyColumnIndexGets a value indicating the column index of the cell that the event occurs for.
Public propertyRowIndexGets a value indicating the row index of the cell that the event occurs for.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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The following code example demonstrates using CellMouseEnter and CellMouseLeave event handlers to determine whether a cell can be clicked. The example updates each ToolTipText property value to advertise the current image layout. This code is part of a larger example shown in How to: Work with Image Columns in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

   void dataGridView1_CellMouseEnter( Object^ sender, DataGridViewCellEventArgs^ e )
   {
      Bitmap^ markingUnderMouse = dynamic_cast<Bitmap^>(dataGridView1->Rows[ e->RowIndex ]->Cells[ e->ColumnIndex ]->Value);
      if ( markingUnderMouse == blank )
      {
         dataGridView1->Cursor = Cursors::Default;
      }
      else 
      if ( markingUnderMouse == o || markingUnderMouse == x )
      {
         dataGridView1->Cursor = Cursors::No;
         ToolTip(e,true);
      }
   }

   void ToolTip( DataGridViewCellEventArgs^ e, bool showTip )
   {
      DataGridViewImageCell^ cell = dynamic_cast<DataGridViewImageCell^>(dataGridView1->Rows[ e->RowIndex ]->Cells[ e->ColumnIndex ]);
      DataGridViewImageColumn^ imageColumn = dynamic_cast<DataGridViewImageColumn^>(dataGridView1->Columns[ cell->ColumnIndex ]);
      if ( showTip )
            cell->ToolTipText = imageColumn->Description;
      else
      {
         cell->ToolTipText = String::Empty;
      }
   }

   void dataGridView1_CellMouseLeave( Object^ sender, DataGridViewCellEventArgs^ e )
   {
      ToolTip( e, false );
      dataGridView1->Cursor = Cursors::Default;
   }

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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