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DataGridView.CellEnter Event

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

Occurs when the current cell changes in the DataGridView control or when the control receives input focus.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public event DataGridViewCellEventHandler CellEnter
/** @event */
public void add_CellEnter (DataGridViewCellEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_CellEnter (DataGridViewCellEventHandler value)

JScript supports the use of events, but not the declaration of new ones.

This event may occur twice for a single click if the control does not have input focus and the clicked cell was not previously the current cell.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following code example illustrates how to handle this event to change the SelectionBackColor property of the current cell. In this example the selection background color is set in the CellEnter event, then reset to Empty on the CellLeave event. To run this example, paste the code into a form that contains a DataGridView named dataGridView1 and ensure that all events are associated with their event handlers.

private void dataGridView1_CellEnter(object sender, 
    DataGridViewCellEventArgs e)
{
    dataGridView1[e.ColumnIndex, e.RowIndex].Style
        .SelectionBackColor = Color.Blue;
}

private void dataGridView1_CellLeave(object sender, 
    DataGridViewCellEventArgs e)
{
    dataGridView1[e.ColumnIndex, e.RowIndex].Style
        .SelectionBackColor = Color.Empty;
}

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
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