Solved

Can I know the top and width of the current cell On datagridview

Posted on 2008-06-16
16
306 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Can I know the top and width of the current cell On datagridview  or any cell
0
Comment
Question by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
  • 8
  • 8
16 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21792034
You can look in the row or column width, but can you explain better what you want ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21795209
I really have an idea in my mind when the user want to make a bill by using datagridview. there are columns such as (ProductCode , ProductDesc) . the user may not saving the product code in his mind so I will give him option to type some text of the product description and the send a command to sql server database with like %% then I put the result which may contain more than one item into a listbox to select from . I want to put this listbox in the same place of productdesc column until he select the item then I make it unvisible.

If you have another idea.

Ahmad
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21795260
That is more hard (not impossible) to achive but ...

I would add a button on the row and when he clicks, it just open a modal form with the search option. Then after the user select/accept the product code, it closes the form and add that code to the current row of the datagridview.

Another option is to insert a combobox with all the options (but I like more the first one)
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21796016
I don't think it is imposible. I did it but I need the listbox to follow the currentrow to bo opened as proffecien way.
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21796898
>> I don't think it is imposible

I didn't say that! You want the listbox near to the cell, right ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21799461
I don't think it is imposible. I did it but I need the listbox to follow the currentrow to bo opened as proffecien way.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21799470
First sorry for (imposible) because you said (not imposible) . Second sorry for repeate the comment , some error with my internet.

Thats right i need it neer the cell ?
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21801370
>> First sorry for (imposible) because you said (not imposible) . Second sorry for repeate the comment , some error with my internet.

No problem :)

You can do something like this to display the listbox near to the row you have selected (you can use cell enter event or other). You then can show/hide as you like.
        Dim recRow As New Drawing.Rectangle

        Dim recCol As New Drawing.Rectangle
 

        With Me.DataGridView1

            recRow = .GetRowDisplayRectangle(.CurrentCell.RowIndex, False)

            recCol = .GetColumnDisplayRectangle(.CurrentCell.ColumnIndex, False)

            Me.ListBox1.Left = recCol.X + 10

            Me.ListBox1.Top = recRow.Y + .CurrentRow.Height + 10

        End With

Open in new window

0
Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21809726
I tried it but not success will with me.
But What I think as I Want listbox to be within the ProdectDesc only. and at design time I put it on product desc column. Then each time at runtime I just change the Top of it as follow
ListBox1.Top = ListBoxOriginalTop + .current.Height * RowIndex   ' as rowindex is fixed for all rows

And it works fine.

0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21810532
>> ListBox1.Top = ListBoxOriginalTop + .current.Height * RowIndex   ' as rowindex is fixed for all rows

But that way you cannot change the size of the rows. The method that I have showed you works fine for shure - I have tested (of course).

You just need the check what column is select:
If Me.DataGridView1.CurrentCell.ColumnIndex = 2 Then
  ' show the listbox
End If

What else problems did you found ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21812428
ok ,
My listbox top  as design time is = 160

after
   Me.ListBox1.Top = recRow.Y + .CurrentRow.Height + 10
is 35+22+10 = 67

so now list box out of datagridview
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21812450
Have you used the cellenter event for the code I have showed you ?

I will upload a simple sample.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21812504
Yes Now I tried it with CellEnter , but the problem still exists with Top.
0
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
jpaulino earned 500 total points
ID: 21812666
Opppsss! I'm really sorry but I have posted the wrong code!

That was the first test I have done.  Try this one now and sorry once again:
     Private Sub DataGridView1_CellEnter(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellEventArgs) Handles DataGridView1.CellEnter

        Dim recRow As New Drawing.Rectangle

        Dim recCol As New Drawing.Rectangle
 

        With Me.DataGridView1

            recRow = .GetRowDisplayRectangle(.CurrentCell.RowIndex, False)

            recCol = .GetColumnDisplayRectangle(.CurrentCell.ColumnIndex, False)

            Me.ListBox1.Left = recCol.X + .Left + 10

            Me.ListBox1.Top = recRow.Y + .Top + 10

        End With

    End Sub

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 31467494
Thank You.
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:jpaulino
ID: 21813108
Glad I could help!

jpaulino
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…

760 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now