DataGridViewCell.Selected Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the cell has been selected.

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

public virtual bool Selected { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_Selected ()

/** @property */
public void set_Selected (boolean value)

public function get Selected () : boolean

public function set Selected (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the cell has been selected; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


There is no associated DataGridView when setting this property.


The owning row is shared when setting this property.

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