ASPxGridView provides five built-in edit modes that allow end-users to manipulate grid data. To specify one of these five modes, set the ASPxGridViewEditingSettings.Mode property to one of the following values.
Edit Form (ASPxGridViewEditFormEventArgs.EditForm) - Allows users to edit cell values in the Edit Form when the Edit button is clicked. Each edit cell corresponds to a data column and permits its value to be edited.
Batch (GridViewEditingMode.Batch) - Allows user to modify a batch of grid data on the client-side and to send it to the server in a single request. In this mode, the ASPxGridView maintains all user changes on the client side until a user saves or discards them.
To allow end-users to manipulate data in the edit modes mentioned above (except for the Batch edit mode), add a command column to the ASPxGridView.Columns collection, and specify which commands end-users can use. End-users can switch ASPxGridView to edit mode by clicking the Edit command. They can also use the ASPxGridView.StartEdit method to switch to edit mode programmatically. To switch ASPxGridView back to browse mode and to save all the changes, click the Update command or use the ASPxGridView.UpdateEdit method. To discard the changes, click the Cancel command or call the ASPxGridView.CancelEdit method.