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DataGrid.IsSelected Method

Gets a value indicating whether a specified row is selected.

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

public bool IsSelected(
	int row


Type: System.Int32
The number of the row you are interested in.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the row is selected; otherwise, false.

Use this method with the Select, UnSelect, and ResetSelection methods to manipulate the selection state of a particular row.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.

// Check if the first row is selected.
private void button8_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
      MessageBox.Show("Row selected",
         "Message",   MessageBoxButtons.OK,
      MessageBox.Show("Row not selected",
         "Message",   MessageBoxButtons.OK,
// Deselect the first row.
private void button11_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

.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.