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How to stop user from entering an invalid value on a DataGridView

SteveB2175
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi,

I have a DataGridView with 7 Columns.  I have set all columns to readonly = true except the last column.  The user is supposed to enter inventory counts in the last column of the dgv.  I want to validate each entry as being numeric as soon as the user enters a value.

I added code to the 'CellLeave' function and I can successfully trap the error - but how do I force the cursor back to the cell in question (I would have called this 'setfocus' in VB6).

Here is some code:

Private Sub dgvInventoryCount_CellLeave(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellEventArgs) Handles dgvInventoryCount.CellLeave
       
 If e.ColumnIndex = 7 Then
            Dim CellValue As String = dgvInventoryCount.CurrentCell.Value.ToString
            If IsNumeric(CellValue) = False Then
                MessageBox.Show("Invalid Entry - must be a number", "Invalid Count Quantity")
                '*** WANT TO KEEP FOCUS ON THE CURRENT CELL HERE ***
            End If
End If
End Sub

As always, I'm open to attacking this from a different direction if my fundamental logic is flawed.

Thanks !
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