Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Color the colom of the selected cell

Posted on 2004-09-17
6
Medium Priority
?
296 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-05
A good morning to you all.

I have a string grid, with data in it.
Has 6 rows and 3 colums. Want I need to be able to do is color the colum that has the selected cell. So, If the click on a cell in coloum 2 that whole colums color becomes dark blue. Or if they selected a cell in coloum 1 that whole colums color would go dark blue.

Basically, it's getting the selected cells coloum and using that on the ondraw event - shouldn't be to hard :)
0
Comment
Question by:wildzero
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Ferruccio Accalai earned 500 total points
ID: 12089493
I assume that you've 1 fixed row and no fixed col...

var
  Form1: TForm1;
  BlueCol: Integer;
implementation

{$R *.dfm}

procedure TForm1.StringGrid1DrawCell(Sender: TObject; ACol, ARow: Integer;
  Rect: TRect; State: TGridDrawState);
begin
If (ACOl=BlueCOl) and (ARow > 0) then
   StringGrid1.Canvas.Brush.Color := clNavy
else
   StringGrid1.Canvas.Brush.Color := clWIndow ;
   StringGrid1.Canvas.FillRect(Rect);
end;

procedure TForm1.StringGrid1SelectCell(Sender: TObject; ACol,
  ARow: Integer; var CanSelect: Boolean);
begin
   BlueCOl := ACol;
   STringGrid1.Refresh;
end;

F68 ;-)
0
 
LVL 10

Author Comment

by:wildzero
ID: 12089504
LoL, didn't think of doing it that way - well done :)
Doing it that way also solves another problem I thought I was going to have!!

Top job and speedy reply.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Ferruccio Accalai
ID: 12089512
Glad to have helped you :)

F68 ;-)
0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 
LVL 10

Author Comment

by:wildzero
ID: 12089519
Ohh one thing (if u got a sec)
Can I make it so when I click say, a button I can select a row in a certain cell in the string grid?
Ie, click button and on the string grid it selects stringgrid.cells[0,2]
Thought there would be a way to call stringgrid.select[0,2] but alas there isnt. If its a quick 5 seconds then sweet. Otherwise I will create a new question :)

Cheers
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Ferruccio Accalai
ID: 12089531
What about calling

Procedure TForm1.Button1CLick(Sender: TObject);
begin
   STringGrid1.Col := 0;
   StringGrid1.Row := 2;
end;
0
 
LVL 10

Author Comment

by:wildzero
ID: 12089762
Perfect :)
0

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Objective: - This article will help user in how to convert their numeric value become words. How to use 1. You can copy this code in your Unit as function 2. than you can perform your function by type this code The Code   (CODE) The Im…
Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…
Is your data getting by on basic protection measures? In today’s climate of debilitating malware and ransomware—like WannaCry—that may not be enough. You need to establish more than basics, like a recovery plan that protects both data and endpoints.…
Suggested Courses

783 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question