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How Can I Cancel a Mouse Click

kiranboi asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi all,

I have a DataGridView in my app and I want it to ignore any mouse clicks on it but the e args doesnt allow me to use cancel.
Can someone let me know a way around this.

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If you do not want any user interaction with the DataGridView.. just set it's Enabled property to False.


I still want the user to be able to interact with the control, just not by using the mouse
How About setting the DataGridView to Enabled = False when the MouseOver Event is fired and Enabled = True on MousLeave
Top Expert 2007

If you don't mind me asking, What exactly are you trying to prevent the user from doing?

If you allow them to edit a cell, are you trying to make them tab to it, rather than just clicking on the cell
to edit it?  Or are you trying to prevent something specific, like resizing columns and rows, etc.?


i want them to fill in the grid one row at a time and not be able to select a cell (other than in column 0 in the next row) on a row that has not yet been used.
Top Expert 2007
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