Solved

VB 2008  - Select a row of a DataGridView control

Posted on 2009-07-08
3
482 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I'm having a problem making a selection "stick" in this bound DataGridView control.

I am able to bring up the code shown below by clicking on the RowHeader of a given row.  If I click on the (say) 3rd row the RowIndex is shown at 2 (correct, so far.)  However, at that point the thing gets lost.  

The second message box shows the value of Cells(8) for the first row (RowIndex 0).  Moreover the cursor also jumps to the first row and stays there.  I will also mention that it jumps to the 3rd cell.

If I click on any other RowHeader I also get the same value for Cells(8) from the first row.  Also the cursor jumps to the first row (RowIndex 0) but in a different cell.  Who knows why?  I don't.  Perhaps you have a better solution.
Private Sub EvalItemsDataGridView_RowHeaderMouseClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellMouseEventArgs) Handles EvalItemsDataGridView.RowHeaderMouseClick
        MsgBox(e.RowIndex)
        Me.EvalItemsDataGridView.CurrentCell = Me.EvalItemsDataGridView(e.RowIndex, 0)
        Dim i As Long = (EvalItemsDataGridView.CurrentRow.Cells(8).Value())
        MsgBox(i)
    End Sub

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:ljcor
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Bob Hoffman
ID: 24808648
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Craig Wagner earned 500 total points
ID: 24808665
You've got the row and column indexes backwards here:

Me.EvalItemsDataGridView(e.RowIndex, 0)

The column index comes first. It should be:

Me.EvalItemsDataGridView(0, e.RowIndex)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ljcor
ID: 31601281
Sorry I didn't get back to you earlier.  Had to be out for awhile. I thank both of you for your assistance, particularly Craig, who hit the right nail precisely on the head.  
Jack
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This tutorial demonstrates one way to create an application that runs without any Forms but still has a GUI presence via an Icon in the System Tray. The magic lies in Inheriting from the ApplicationContext Class and passing that to Application.Ru…
It’s quite interesting for me as I worked with Excel using vb.net for some time. Here are some topics which I know want to share with others whom this might help. First of all if you are working with Excel then you need to Download the Following …
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…

688 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