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VS 2008 C# Substring search Intellisense

Avatar of rwheeler23
rwheeler23Flag for United States of America asked on
.NET Programming
6 Comments1 Solution382 ViewsLast Modified:
I have this snippet of code that I want to proceed to the first record matching the keys as I type them. For example:
123 would go to the first record starting with 123
123A would go to the first record starting with 123A

The problem I have is that it ignores all characters. So when I type 123A it goes to 123 and not to the record that starts with 123A. I am not looking for only digits. How do I correct this? It would also be nice if the user could backspace to correct an error. Is that possible?
private void dgvAgenciesByJobs_KeyPress(object sender, KeyPressEventArgs e)
        {
            strSearch += e.KeyChar;
            for (i = 0; i <= dgvAgenciesByJobs.RowCount - 1; i++)
            {
                if (dgvAgenciesByJobs[0, i].Value != null && dgvAgenciesByJobs[0, i].Value.ToString().StartsWith(strSearch))
                {
                    dgvAgenciesByJobs.Rows[i].Selected = true;
                    dgvAgenciesByJobs.CurrentCell = dgvAgenciesByJobs[0, i];
                    if (dgvAgenciesByJobs.Rows[i].Displayed == false)
                    {
                        dgvAgenciesByJobs.FirstDisplayedScrollingRowIndex = i;
                    }
                    return;
                }
            }

        }
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