DataGridView.ClearSelection Method ()

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

Clears the current selection by unselecting all selected cells.

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

public void ClearSelection ()
public void ClearSelection ()
public function ClearSelection ()

When this method is called, each column and row's Selected property is set to false.

The following code example clears the selection of the DataGridView. To run this example, paste the code into a form that contains a DataGridView named dataGridView1 and a Button named clearSelectionButton, and ensure all events are associated with their event handlers.

private void clearSelectionButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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