BindingSource.Current Property


Gets the current item in the list.

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

Public ReadOnly Property Current As Object

Property Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the current item in the underlying list represented by the List property, or null if the list has no items.

Use the Current property to access the current item, but use the List property to get the entire list. To determine the type of the current object, use the GetType, or ToString methods.

To change the current item, set the Position property to a new integral value, or use one of the navigation methods such as MoveNext.

The following code example demonstrates the Current property. To run this example, paste the code into a form and call the PopulateBindingSourceWithFonts method from the form's Load event handling method.

Private WithEvents bindingSource1 As New BindingSource()
Private box1 As New TextBox()

Private Sub PopulateBindingSourceWithFonts()

    bindingSource1.Add(New Font(FontFamily.Families(2), 8.0F))
    bindingSource1.Add(New Font(FontFamily.Families(4), 9.0F))
    bindingSource1.Add(New Font(FontFamily.Families(6), 10.0F))
    bindingSource1.Add(New Font(FontFamily.Families(8), 11.0F))
    bindingSource1.Add(New Font(FontFamily.Families(10), 12.0F))
    Dim view1 As New DataGridView()
    view1.DataSource = bindingSource1
    view1.AutoGenerateColumns = True
    view1.Dock = DockStyle.Top
    box1.Dock = DockStyle.Bottom
    box1.Text = "Sample Text"
    view1.Columns("Name").DisplayIndex = 0
    box1.DataBindings.Add("Text", bindingSource1, "Name")

End Sub

Sub bindingSource1_CurrentChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) _
    Handles bindingSource1.CurrentChanged
    box1.Font = CType(bindingSource1.Current, Font)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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