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GridControl.GetParentRowHandle(Int32) Method

Returns the handle of the group row that owns the specified row.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public int GetParentRowHandle(
    int rowHandle


Name Type Description
rowHandle Int32

An integer value that specifies the child row’s handle.


Type Description

An integer value that specifies the parent group row’s handle.


Group row handles are negative (starting from -1). The GetParentRowHandle method returns DataControlBase.InvalidRowHandle in the cases listed below:

  • the specified handle corresponds to a root group row
  • the grid’s data isn’t grouped
  • there is no row within the specified handle.

To learn more, see Obtaining Row Handles.


In server mode, the GetParentRowHandle returns the DataControlBase.InvalidRowHandle value if data is grouped by two or more columns.

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