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ColumnBase.AllowEditing Property

Gets or sets whether users can edit column values. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v24.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public DefaultBoolean AllowEditing { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A value that specifies whether an end user can edit cell values.

Available values:

Name Description Return Value

The value is true.



The value is false.



The value is specified by a global option or a higher-level object.



Users can edit data if the DataViewBase.AllowEditing property is set to true and the DataViewBase.NavigationStyle property is set to GridViewNavigationStyle.Cell.

Individual columns provide the AllowEditing property, allowing the default behavior specified by the view to be overridden. Set this property to true or false to override the default behavior. This can be useful when it is required to prevent an end user from changing values of individual columns.

If the AllowEditing property is set to Default, the ability to edit data is controlled by the DataViewBase.AllowEditing property.


Set the ColumnBase.ReadOnly to true to prevent users from editing column values, but allow users to select and copy cell text.

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