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MSFlexGrid/VB5 : Multiselect rows ?

Krosos
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G'day to you !

I'm using a FlexGrid to display multiple-fields records.
I'd like to enable the user to make a multiple rows selection, like in a ListView/(Report mode) control, or in a TrueDBGrid, in order to print the selected records.

Is the MultiSelect property missing or renamed, or I'll have  to use several others properties ?
Any others ideas ?

All my thanks in advance, and t10x 4 u'r precious time !

Regards
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Commented:
I don't think it's possible to do multiple rows selection, in all the cases not when MergeCells <> 0 for obvious reasons.

Commented:
I suppose u mean non-adjacent selection.
Try to change the background color of the entire row as the user click/select it (set a different color as the normal background selection color to differentiate your custom selection).
Or/And use an array of boolean for every row of the grid that has been (un)selected.
For the properties, use MergeCells = 0, AllowBigSelection = True,  FocusRect = 0, SelectionMode = 1, HighLight = 1, FillStyle = 1

Hope it works (not tried !), bye

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Commented:
Every time I click on another row, the grid repaint itself & I lose the previous selection
Any others solutions ?
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Krosos,
Then try to set the .Redraw property of the grid to False then eventually refresh the selected rows accordingly to the array of booleans and then finally set the Redraw property back to True.
btw, set the AllowFocusRect or FocusSelection (don't remember now) to None, to have full selected rows.(all columns).

Hope it helps !
CU

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I had to adjust some lines but it finally works, and it seems the grid is faster now !? The selection focus rect. help'd too
Thanks & bye
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