DataGridView.CancelEdit Method

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

Cancels edit mode for the currently selected cell and discards any changes.

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

public bool CancelEdit ()
public boolean CancelEdit ()
public function CancelEdit () : boolean

Return Value

true if the cancel was successful; otherwise, false.

The following code example illustrates the use of this method. This example is part of a larger example available in Column Fill Mode in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

private void ResetDataGridView()
    dataGridView1.DataSource = null;

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