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DataGridView.CancelEdit Method

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
Not applicable.

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 Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0