.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

Worksheet.GetSelectedShapes() Method

Returns shapes currently selected in the worksheet.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v21.2.Core.dll


IList<Shape> GetSelectedShapes()


Type Description

A list of the Shape objects.


All shapes in a worksheet are contained in the ShapeCollection, accessible via the Worksheet.Shapes property. Use the GetSelectedShapes method to get the list of shapes selected in the worksheet. To select multiple shapes simultaneously, use the Worksheet.SetSelectedShapes method. To specify whether multi-selection is available to end-users in the SpreadsheetControl, use the SpreadsheetSelectionOptions.AllowMultiSelection option, accessible via the SpreadsheetControl.Options.Behavior.Selection.AllowMultiSelection notation.

To specify a single shape (for example, a picture) selected in the worksheet, use the Worksheet.SelectedShape or Worksheet.SelectedPicture property.

The SelectedPicture, SelectedShape, GetSelectedShapes and SetSelectedShapes members of the SpreadsheetControl or SpreadsheetControl object allow you to select shapes in the worksheet that is currently active in the control.

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