DataGridViewSelectionMode Enumeration

 
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Describes how cells of a DataGridView control can be selected.

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

public enum DataGridViewSelectionMode

Member nameDescription
CellSelect

One or more individual cells can be selected.

ColumnHeaderSelect

The column will be selected by clicking in the column's header cell. An individual cell can be selected by clicking that cell.

FullColumnSelect

The entire column will be selected by clicking the column's header or a cell contained in that column.

FullRowSelect

The entire row will be selected by clicking its row's header or a cell contained in that row.

RowHeaderSelect

The row will be selected by clicking in the row's header cell. An individual cell can be selected by clicking that cell.

This enumeration is used to set the SelectionMode property of a DataGridView control.

The following code example illustrates the use of this type. For more information, see How to: Set the Selection Mode of the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
    DataGridViewSelectionMode.FullRowSelect;
this.dataGridView1.MultiSelect = false;

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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