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EditorShowMode Enumeration

Contains values that specify how an in-place editor is activated for a cell in a container control.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

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Public field Click If a cell is focused and not being edited, an in-place editor is opened on a click (the mouse button is pressed and then released). Clicking a non-focused cell focuses the cell first, and a subsequent click activates the in-place editor (if not prohibited).
Public field Default Specifies the default behavior.

For the Grid Control, this option acts as the Click option if multiple cell selection is enabled (see the GridMultiSelectMode.CellSelect topic). Otherwise, this option acts as the MouseDown option.

For the PivotGrid control, this option acts as the MouseDownFocused option.

Public field MouseDown A cell's in-place editor is activated when the left mouse button is pressed.
Public field MouseDownFocused If a cell is focused and not being edited, an in-place editor is opened on pressing the mouse button. Clicking a non-focused cell focuses the cell first, and a subsequent mouse-down event activates the in-place editor (if not prohibited).
Public field MouseUp A cell's in-place editor is activated when a mouse button is released from a click within the cell.
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In-place editors within container controls can be invoked when a mouse button is pressed, released or on a subsequent mouse click. A control that supports these modes provides a property of the EditorShowMode class (for instance, ColumnViewOptionsBehavior.EditorShowMode in the XtraGrid).

Choosing an in-place editor activation mode depends on usability requirements and any additional functionality that should be implemented. For instance, if drag and drop of rows must be supported in a container control you can choose the MouseUp or Click mode to open editors (in the MouseDown mode a drag and drop operation cannot be initiated because an in-place editor is activated once a cell is clicked).

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