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ColumnViewOptionsBehavior.AutoSelectAllInEditor Property

Gets or sets whether activating a cell editor using the ENTER or F2 keys leads to the entire editor’s content being selected.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Grid, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual bool AutoSelectAllInEditor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean true

true to select the entire cell’s content when editing starts; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to AutoSelectAllInEditor
.OptionsBehavior .AutoSelectAllInEditor


If you need to select the contents of a cell in its entirety, when the cell is clicked by a mouse, you need to set the following properties:

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