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GridView.FocusRectStyle Property

Gets or sets a value specifying how the focus rectangle is painted.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

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


public virtual DrawFocusRectStyle FocusRectStyle { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
DrawFocusRectStyle CellFocus

A DrawFocusRectStyle enumerator value.

Available values:

Name Description

The focus rectangle is not painted.


The focus rectangle is painted around the focused row, excluding the preview section (if it’s visible).


The focus rectangle is painted around the focused cell.


The focus rectangle is painted around the focused row, encompassing the preview section (if it’s visible).


This example customizes appearance settings of the focused cell:


// Make the grid read-only.
gridView1.OptionsBehavior.Editable = false;
// Prevent the focused cell from being highlighted.
gridView1.OptionsSelection.EnableAppearanceFocusedCell = false;
// Draw a dotted focus rectangle around the entire row.
gridView1.FocusRectStyle = DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid.DrawFocusRectStyle.RowFocus;

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