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DataGridViewCell.KeyPressUnsharesRow Method

Indicates whether a row will be unshared if a key is pressed while a cell in the row has focus.

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

protected virtual bool KeyPressUnsharesRow (
	KeyPressEventArgs e,
	int rowIndex
protected boolean KeyPressUnsharesRow (
	KeyPressEventArgs e, 
	int rowIndex
protected function KeyPressUnsharesRow (
	e : KeyPressEventArgs, 
	rowIndex : int
) : boolean
Not applicable.



A KeyPressEventArgs that contains the event data.


The index of the cell's parent row.

Return Value

true if the row will be unshared, otherwise, false. The base DataGridViewCell class always returns false.

The KeyPressUnsharesRow method is called just before the OnKeyPress method. In derived classes, it must return true if the call to OnKeyPress has the effect of unsharing the row containing the cell. Otherwise, it should return false.

For more information about row sharing, see Best Practices for Scaling the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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