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TreeList.ShowEditor() Method

Switches the TreeList control to edit mode.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraTreeList

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.TreeList


public virtual void ShowEditor()


Use the ShowEditor method to activate the current cell’s editor. An end-user can do the same by clicking a cell or pressing the ENTER or SPACE key when the cell is focused. The ShowEditor method can be useful, for instance, if you want to switch the TreeList control to edit mode in response to other user actions.

A cell’s editor cannot be activated in the following cases:

Use the TreeList.CanShowEditor property to determine whether the current cell’s editor can be activated. This property checks all conditions listed above, in order to return its value.

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