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ComboBox lose focus with pressing keyboard arrow keys

Posted on 2011-09-30
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Hello!

I am working with Windows Forms. I have a DataGridView with several DataGridViewTextBoxColumns. When I enter a cell in the DataGridView, ComboBox is displayed in top of that cell - I am using ComboBox instead of DataGridViewComboBoxColumn, because DataGridViewComboBoxColumn becomes very slow when filled with more than 1000 items (I have several thousand).

The problem is: when my ComboBox receives focus, I can't take focus from it with only keyboard. For example: I am typing somethning in the ComboBox. Now I want to jump on the next DataGridViewCell with the keyboard pressing arrow key (and perhaps, pressing Esc key before) - nothing happnes. ComboBox doesn't loose focus, it's not responding either to Esc key, nor arrow keys. I have to use mouse to move to the next cell.

Any idea?
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Naman Goel earned 250 total points
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Actually DataGridViewComboBoxColumn is derived from DataGridViewColumn, on the other hand combobox is not derived from that. That's why it is behaving not in the way you expect.
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U can use tab Key


 
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by:AntonioRodrigo
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Tab key doesn't work either.
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