Batch Edit Mode
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The Bootstrap Card View control allows you to modify a batch of grid data on the client side and send it to the server in a single request.ll user changes are maintained on the client side until an end-user explicitly saves or cancels them using the corresponding buttons displayed within the grid’s Status Bar. To enable the batch editing functionality, set the ASPxCardViewEditingSettings.Mode property to Batch.
In this mode, the grid data contained in a page can be edited using in-line editors. The CardViewBatchEditSettings.EditMode property allows you to specify which control element (data cell or card) is used to edit data.
To prevent an end-user from editing column cells, set the column’s GridColumnEditFormSettings.Visible property to false. In this case, column cells cannot be switched to edit mode. When an end-user navigates through cells using the TAB key, column cells are skipped.
Since data modification is performed on the client side in batch edit mode, the server-side ASPxCardView.StartEdit and ASPxCardView.AddNewCard methods are not in effect. Additionally, the client-side ASPxClientCardView.AddNewCard method does not perform a callback.
If a grid contains modified data, it displays a “confirm” message before a grid callback or postback is performed. You can customize the message text using the ASPxGridTextSettings.ConfirmOnLosingBatchChanges property, or you can disable it by setting the GridBatchEditSettings.ShowConfirmOnLosingChanges property to false.
Since card selection is based on row keys, and the newly created cards do not exist in the grid (have no row keys), newly created cards cannot be selected until they are saved. That’s why select check boxes of newly created cards are disabled until they are saved.
Batch Edit Mode Events
In batch edit mode, you can use the ASPxClientCardView.BatchEditStartEditing and ASPxClientCardView.BatchEditEndEditing events to perform custom actions when grid editing starts and ends, respectively.
Batch Edit Mode Limitations
- The date range functionality of embedded date editors does not work in the Cell batch edit mode.