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DataGridViewCell.IsInEditMode Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a value indicating whether this cell is currently being edited.

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

public bool IsInEditMode { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_IsInEditMode ()

public function get IsInEditMode () : boolean

Property Value

true if the cell is in edit mode; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


The row containing the cell is a shared row.

This property is useful when you are working directly with cell instances. Alternatively, you can use the DataGridView.IsCurrentCellInEditMode property. You can also handle the DataGridView.CellBeginEdit event to determine when the user enters edit mode.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0