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DataGridViewCell.KeyEntersEditMode Method

Determines if edit mode should be started based on the given key.

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

public virtual bool KeyEntersEditMode(
	KeyEventArgs e


Type: System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs
A KeyEventArgs that represents the key that was pressed.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if edit mode should be started; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Override this method to create a custom cell that is editable.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.