SpreadsheetControl.GetSelectedShapes() Method

Returns shapes currently selected in the active worksheet.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.v21.1.dll


public IList<Shape> GetSelectedShapes()


Type Description

A list of the Shape objects.


All shapes in a worksheet are contained in the ShapeCollection, accessible via the Worksheet.Shapes property. Use the GetSelectedShapes method to get the list of shapes selected in the active worksheet. To select multiple shapes in the active worksheet, use the SpreadsheetControl.SetSelectedShapes method. To specify whether multi-selection is available to end-users in the SpreadsheetControl, use the SpreadsheetSelectionOptions.AllowMultiSelection option accessible via the SpreadsheetControl.Options.Behavior.Selection.AllowMultiSelection notation.

To specify a single shape (for example, a picture) selected in the active worksheet, use the SpreadsheetControl.SelectedShape or SpreadsheetControl.SelectedPicture property.

To select shapes in a specific worksheet of the document loaded in the SpreadsheetControl, use the Worksheet.SelectedPicture, Worksheet.SelectedShape, Worksheet.SetSelectedShapes and Worksheet.GetSelectedShapes members of the corresponding worksheet object.

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