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GridControl.CopyingToClipboard Event

Occurs when grid data is copied to the clipboard, allowing you to manually copy required data.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v18.2.dll


public event CopyingToClipboardEventHandler CopyingToClipboard

Event Data

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

Property Description
CopyHeader Gets whether column headers are copied to the clipboard.
GridCells Gets an array of cells whose values are about to be copied to the clipboard.
Handled Gets or sets a value that indicates the present state of the event handling for a routed event as it travels the route. Inherited from RoutedEventArgs.
OriginalSource Gets the original reporting source as determined by pure hit testing, before any possible Source adjustment by a parent class. Inherited from RoutedEventArgs.
RoutedEvent Gets or sets the RoutedEvent associated with this RoutedEventArgs instance. Inherited from RoutedEventArgs.
RowHandles Gets an array of handles that correspond to rows whose values are to be copied to the clipboard.
Source Gets the View that raised the event.

The event data class exposes the following methods:

Method Description
InvokeEventHandler(Delegate, Object) When overridden in a derived class, provides a way to invoke event handlers in a type-specific way, which can increase efficiency over the base implementation. Inherited from RoutedEventArgs.
OnSetSource(Object) When overridden in a derived class, provides a notification callback entry point whenever the value of the Source property of an instance changes. Inherited from RoutedEventArgs.


Views provide two events that allow you to manually process clipboard operations.


The CopyingToClipboard event raises only if the GridControl has no active cell editor. The DataControlBase.PastingFromClipboard raises no matter whether or not the GridControl contains an active editor.

To detect whether the GridControl contains an active cell editor at runtime, use the DataViewBase.ActiveEditor property.

To learn more, see Clipboard Management.

See Also