DataGridViewRow.Selected Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the row is selected.

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

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

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

public override function get Selected () : boolean

public override function set Selected (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the row is selected; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

The row is in a DataGridView control and is a shared row.

You cannot use this property with a shared row. For more information about shared rows, see Best Practices for Scaling the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

The following code example illustrates the use of this property.

void dataGridView1_ColumnHeaderMouseClick(
    object sender, DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs e)
{
    this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.ColumnHeaderSelect;
    this.dataGridView1.Columns[e.ColumnIndex].HeaderCell
        .SortGlyphDirection = SortOrder.None;
    this.dataGridView1.Columns[e.ColumnIndex].Selected = true;
}

void dataGridView1_RowHeaderMouseClick(
    object sender, DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs e)
{
    this.dataGridView1.SelectionMode =
        DataGridViewSelectionMode.RowHeaderSelect;
    this.dataGridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Selected = true;
}

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

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