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Make a datagrid column a control

Posted on 2011-03-25
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Hi,

How can I make a datagrid column a form control.

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Question by:RIAS
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by:gamarrojgq
ID: 35216906
Hi,

You mean that the column instead of just show the data, you want that use a control?

what control you want to use? the datagrid allow the following column type

Button
Checkbox
Combobox
Image
Link
Text (this is the default)


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by:RIAS
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It should be  a form control

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by:gamarrojgq
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Ok, let me get this straight, you want to use a datagridcolumn like you use a form control (Textbox, Label, etc) so you can select it from the toolbar and drop it in a form? is that what you want?

If it so, you can create a usercontrol and add a datagridview with 1 column, but what do you want to accomplish?
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by:RIAS
ID: 35217154
Hi,
I ma using a true dbgrid component1 .
Need to set a tooltip on the columnheader

Currform.ttGeneric.SetToolTip(CEHctrl.Ctrl, CEHctrl.Ctrl.Tag)

Now the  problem is parameter datacolumn of grid cannot be acontrol...CEHctrl.Ctrl

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gamarrojgq earned 500 total points
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ok, are you using the Celltips of the true dbgrid?

http://helpcentral.componentone.com/nethelp/c1truedbgrid/default.htm?turl=contextsensitivehelpwithcelltips.htm

what is ttGeneric? a tooltip control?

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by:RIAS
ID: 35229596
Hi,
Thanks a million mate...will try and get back by today after tryig the link solutions....
ttgeneric is a generic form.


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by:RIAS
ID: 35231424
Hi,
Thanks for link.But is there anyway of isplaying a celltip without the event of fetch celltip.
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by:gamarrojgq
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Ok the other way will be with a ToolTip control, but if you said that ttGeneric is a Generic Form what is
Currform? and what does the SelToopTip method on your generic form?
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by:RIAS
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Worked like charm!!!Cheers mate
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