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DataGrid.CurrentCell Property

Gets or sets which cell has the focus. Not available at design time.

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

public DataGridCell CurrentCell { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridCell
The DataGridCell with the focus.

Setting the CurrentCell property will cause the grid to scroll and show the cell if it is not already visible.

Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows CE Platform Note: On the .NET Compact Framework, this member throws a Exception if you try to set the current cell when the grid has no active table style.

The following code example shows how to set and get the current cell.

private void SetCellWithFocus(DataGrid myGrid)
    // Set the current cell to cell1, row 1.
    myGrid.CurrentCell = new DataGridCell(1,1);

 private void dataGrid1_GotFocus(object sender, EventArgs e)
    Console.WriteLine(dataGrid1.CurrentCell.ColumnNumber + 
    " " + dataGrid1.CurrentCell.RowNumber);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0