[Expand]General Information
[Collapse]WinForms Controls
  .NET Core Support
 [Expand]What's Installed
 [Expand]Build an Application
 [Collapse]Controls and Libraries
  [Expand]Forms and User Controls
  [Expand]Messages, Notifications, and Dialogs
  [Expand]Editors and Simple Controls
  [Expand]Ribbon, Bars and Menu
  [Expand]Application UI Manager
  [Expand]Docking Library
  [Expand]Data Grid
  [Expand]Vertical Grid
  [Expand]Property Grid
  [Collapse]Pivot Grid
   [Expand]Getting Started
   [Expand]Binding to Data
   [Expand]Data Shaping
   [Expand]Data Analysis
   [Expand]Focus and Navigation
   [Expand]Printing and Exporting
   [Expand]Design-Time Features
   [Expand]UI Elements
   [Collapse]End-User Capabilities
     Controlling the Visibility of Fields
     Editing Unbound Expression
     Reordering Fields
     Resizing Columns
     Navigating Through Cells
     Selecting Cells
     Expanding and Collapsing Grouping Columns and Rows
     Changing Summary Type
     Applying Conditional Formatting
     Data Editing
   [Expand]Member Tables
  [Expand]Tree List
  [Expand]Gantt Control
  [Expand]Chart Control
  [Expand]Map Control
  [Expand]Rich Text Editor
  [Expand]Spell Checker
  [Expand]Form Layout Managers
  [Expand]Navigation Controls
  [Expand]PDF Viewer
  [Expand]TreeMap Control
  [Expand]Sunburst Control
 [Expand]Common Features
  Get More Help
 [Expand]API Reference
[Expand]ASP.NET Controls and MVC Extensions
[Expand]ASP.NET Bootstrap Controls
[Expand]ASP.NET Core Bootstrap Controls
[Expand]WPF Controls
[Expand]Xamarin Controls
[Expand]Windows 10 App Controls
[Expand]Office File API
[Expand]Report and Dashboard Server
[Expand]eXpressApp Framework
[Expand]eXpress Persistent Objects
[Expand]CodeRush Classic
[Expand]Cross-Platform Core Libraries
[Expand]Tools and Utilities
 End-User Documentation
View this topic on docs.devexpress.com (Learn more)

Data Editing

Expanded Activate Cell Editor

Do one of the following:

  • Focus a cell and then click it again.
  • Focus a cell (for instance, via the keyboard), and press ENTER or F2.
  • Focus a cell and press any alpha-numeric key. The editor will be invoked and its contents will be replaced with the pressed character.

If a cell editor provides a dropdown, you can activate the editor and open its dropdown by pressing ALT+DOWN ARROW or F4.

Expanded Select and Deselect Cell Text

Press F2 or CTRL+A.

Expanded Close Cell Editor and Accept Changes

Do one of the following:

  • Press ENTER.
  • Click any other grid cell.
  • Focus any other control.

Expanded Discard Changes

To discard changes made in a cell, press ESC.

Expanded Open Cell Editor's Dropdown

Focus a cell and do one of the following:

  • Press F4.
  • Click the editor's dropdown button:

Expanded Close Cell Editor's Dropdown

For all editors providing a dropdown, you can close the dropdown by pressing ALT+DOWN ARROW.

If the calculator is displayed in the dropdown, it can be closed via CTRL+ENTER.

Expanded Change Values

Change Numeric Values

To increment the value, press UP ARROW. To decrement the value, press DOWN ARROW.

Expanded See Also

Is this topic helpful?​​​​​​​