Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
DataGridViewCellEventHandler Delegate
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

DataGridViewCellEventHandler Delegate

Represents the method that will handle DataGridView events related to cell and row operations.

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

public delegate void DataGridViewCellEventHandler(
	Object sender,
	DataGridViewCellEventArgs e
)

Parameters

sender
Type: System.Object

The source of the event.

e
Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellEventArgs

A DataGridViewCellEventArgs that contains the event data.

DataGridViewCellEventHandler handles the following DataGridView events:

When you create a DataGridViewCellEventHandler delegate, you identify the method that will handle the event. To associate the event with your event handler, add an instance of the delegate to the event. The event handler is called whenever the event occurs, unless you remove the delegate. For more information about event-handler delegates, see Events and Delegates.

The following code example demonstrates using CellMouseEnter and CellMouseLeave event handlers to determine whether a cell can be clicked. The example updates each ToolTipText to advertise the current image layout. This code is part of a larger example shown in How to: Work with Image Columns in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

private void dataGridView1_CellMouseEnter(object sender,
    DataGridViewCellEventArgs e)
{
    Bitmap markingUnderMouse = (Bitmap)dataGridView1.
           Rows[e.RowIndex].
           Cells[e.ColumnIndex].Value;

    if (markingUnderMouse == blank)
    {
        dataGridView1.Cursor = Cursors.Default;
    }
    else if (markingUnderMouse == o || markingUnderMouse == x)
    {
        dataGridView1.Cursor = Cursors.No;
        ToolTip(e, true);
    }
}

private void ToolTip(DataGridViewCellEventArgs e, bool showTip)
{
    DataGridViewImageCell cell = (DataGridViewImageCell)
        dataGridView1
        .Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[e.ColumnIndex];
    DataGridViewImageColumn imageColumn =
        (DataGridViewImageColumn)
        dataGridView1.Columns[cell.ColumnIndex];

    if (showTip) cell.ToolTipText = imageColumn.Description;
    else { cell.ToolTipText = String.Empty; }
}

private void dataGridView1_CellMouseLeave(object sender,
    DataGridViewCellEventArgs e)
{
    ToolTip(e, false);
    dataGridView1.Cursor = Cursors.Default;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft