Stop Datagrid allowing new Rows

Posted on 2004-08-20
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I have a datgrid with  a table as the datasource.  

I would like to prevent the datagrid from having new rows added to it but still require the user to be able to edit the contents.  (stop the star row at the bottom)

I changed the datagrid to readonly however this stops editing completely even if i change the column style property to false

        .GridColumnStyles(6).ReadOnly = False
        .GridColumnStyles(7).ReadOnly = False


Question by:cafferm
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tovvenki earned 200 total points
ID: 11850170
The DataGrid class does not have a property that controls whether a new row can be added. But the DataView class does have such a property (along with some others such as AllowEdit and AllowDelete).
Dim cm As CurrencyManager
        cm = CType(Me.BindingContext(DataGrid1.DataSource, DataGrid1.DataMember), CurrencyManager)
        CType(cm.List, DataView).AllowNew = False
        CType(cm.List, DataView).AllowEdit = True


Author Comment

ID: 11862608
i don't know how it works by by jo it works

thanks very much!!!


Expert Comment

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Does this work even if not on a dataview?

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