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CardView.ShowEditor() Method

Invokes the focused cell’s editor.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Card

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Grid


public override void ShowEditor()


The method is called automatically when end-users click a cell or press the ENTER or SPACE key when a cell is focused. You can call this method manually to facilitate user input. For instance, you may want to switch the View to edit mode at application startup. Another example can be implementing custom cell editing order with respect to data entered by end-users. Note that you will need to focus the desired cell before calling the ShowEditor method. Use the ColumnView.FocusedColumn and ColumnView.FocusedRowHandle properties for this purpose.

Note: a cell editor cannot be activated in the following cases:


Detail pattern Views do not contain data and they are never displayed within XtraGrid. So, the ShowEditor member must not be invoked for these Views. The ShowEditor member can only be used with Views that display real data within the Grid Control. Use the following methods to access these Views with which an end user interacts at runtime.

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