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DataViewBase.CanSelectRow Event

Occurs in multiple row select mode when an end-user tries to select a grid row (node) and allows you to prevent selecting a particular row (node).

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v22.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public event CanSelectRowEventHandler CanSelectRow

Event Data

The CanSelectRow event's data class is CanSelectRowEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
CanSelectRow Gets or sets whether an end-user can select the processed row.
Row Gets a data row object that corresponds to the processed row (or treelist node).
RowHandle Gets the handle of a processed row.
View Gets a GridControl view to which the processed row belongs.


Handle the CanSelectRow event to dynamically prevent end-users from selecting particular rows.

Set the event argument’s CanSelectRowEventArgs.CanSelectRow property to false to prevent an end-user from selecting a processed row. Use the CanSelectRowEventArgs.Row, and CanSelectRowEventArgs.RowHandle event argument properties to retrieve a processed row.

Handle the DataViewBase.CanUnselectRow event to prevent end-users from unselecting a particular row.

Cell Selection

Handle the TableView.CanSelectCell (TreeListView.CanSelectCell for the TreeListView) event to prevent end-users from selecting a particular cell.

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