GridOptionsSelection.ShowCheckBoxSelectorChangesSelectionNavigation Property

Gets or sets whether multiple row selection in the check box column can be changed while navigating through grid rows with the keyboard.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v21.2.dll


public virtual DefaultBoolean ShowCheckBoxSelectorChangesSelectionNavigation { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


Default or True if multiple rows can be selected in the check box column when navigating through the grid with the keyboard; False to synchronize the focused and selected row when navigating using the keyboard.

Available values:

Name Description

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.


Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.


The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to ShowCheckBoxSelectorChangesSelectionNavigation


By default, end-users are allowed to select multiple rows while navigating through the grid with the keyboard. Setting the ShowCheckBoxSelectorChangesSelectionNavigation property to False enables the automatic selection of the focused row, while the row losing focus is automatically deselected. In this mode, only one row focused with the keyboard is selected at one time.

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