DataGridViewTextBoxCell.KeyEntersEditMode Method (KeyEventArgs)


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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 override 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.

When the EditMode property of the DataGridView control is set to EditOnKeystroke or EditOnKeystrokeOrF2, the control uses this method to determine whether a key other than F2 that is pressed by the user while this cell has focus will cause the cell to enter edit mode.

This method returns true if the e parameter indicates an ordinary data-entry key (such as a letter, number, punctuation mark, or the SPACE key) unmodified by ALT or CTRL, excluding SHIFT+SPACE, which is used by the control for selection purposes. For more information, see Default Keyboard and Mouse Handling in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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