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DataGridViewRow.Selected Property

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

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

public override bool Selected { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the row is selected; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

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

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.

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;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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.

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