datagrid event question

I'm trying to change the value of one column based on what the user typed in another column.
So if they enter in A in the first column, the second column shows "Apple".  
I can't seem to figure out what event I should be keying off of.

Thanks in advance.
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arif_eqbalCommented:
use the CurrentCellChanged event of the DataGrid
Now here you can check whether in your particular column the user has typed A or B

Now remember, in order to set the corresponding value of Apple and Boy in the other column you'll need to assign the value to the particular column of the particular row in the Underlying table.

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DennisLAuthor Commented:
My issue with CurrentCellChanged is that it fires everytime when you navigate through different cells.  And you can't seem to find out what the last column or row that you were in.  This program will be querying a database to populate the second column, so I don't want to be refreshing every column/row everytime the user navigates through the cells.
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gajender_99Commented:
hi try this

in the currentcellchanged event and also rembember that rownumber begins with 0 and column numbers also begins with 0
so row 1 is 0 and column 1 is also 0

dim r as integer
dim rowval as string
r = DataGrid.CurrentCell.RowNumber
rowval=datagrid.Item(r, 0) 'this gets the value in column 1
if rowval="A" then
datagrid.Item(r, 1)="Apple" ' this sets the value for column 2
end if
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arif_eqbalCommented:
You'll need to check whether user has selected a new Row or if he has just changed cells within the same row

For this keep a variable at Form Level wherin you'll have

DataGrid.CurrentCell.RowNumber

then in CellChanged event check if
current DataGrid.CurrentCell.RowNumber is equal to the previous value or not

eg.

Dim LastRow as Integer

Then on CurrentCellChanged

If Not LastRow=DataGrid.CurrentCell.RowNumber then
   LastRow=DataGrid.CurrentCell.RowNumber 'Store this value for next usage
   If DataGrid.CurrentCell.ColumnNumber=1 Then 'Your Column No. Here
         'Now Set the Value for the grid
   End If
End If
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DennisLAuthor Commented:
Not exactly what I was looking for, but it does work and gave me some ideas.

I don't think I'll be using the datagrid for my next project.  haha.

Thanks for the help and sorry for accepting so late.
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