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DataGrid.CurrentCellChanged Event

Occurs when the CurrentCell property has changed.

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

public event EventHandler CurrentCellChanged

To determine the current cell, use the CurrentCell property.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.

// Create an instance of the 'CurrentCellChanged' EventHandler.
private void CallCurrentCellChanged()
   myDataGrid.CurrentCellChanged += new EventHandler(Grid_CurCellChange);

// Raise the event when focus on DataGrid cell changes.
private void Grid_CurCellChange(object sender, EventArgs e)
   // String variable used to show message.
   string myString = "CurrentCellChanged event raised, cell focus is at ";
   // Get the co-ordinates of the focussed cell.
   string myPoint  = myDataGrid.CurrentCell.ColumnNumber + "," +
   // Create the alert message.
   myString = myString + "(" + myPoint + ")";
   // Show Co-ordinates when CurrentCellChanged event is raised.
   MessageBox.Show(myString, "Current cell co-ordinates");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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