• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 307
  • Last Modified:

Host control in custom datagridview textbox

I am using Visual basic .NET 2005

I am trying to host a button in my datagridview cell that is always there except in edit this is to launch another form for a long heavy lookup that will not fit in a combobox.

I've read the DataGridView FAQ:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winformsdatacontrols/thread/a44622c0-74e1-463b-97b9-27b87513747e#faq16

I'm trying to figure out which event to put the DataGridView.Controls.Add()

I have a custom class CustomDGVTextBoxColumn that has it's celltemplate set to CustomFGVTextBoxCell

I've tried putting it in the Public Sub New() but it gives me an Object Referenced is not set to an object error(probably the datagridview that hasn't been initialized)
0
james2432
Asked:
james2432
1 Solution
 
james2432Author Commented:
Decided to paint the Button and handle the x,y coordinates in the cell mousedown event
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now