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GridControl.GetViewAt Method

Gets the View owning the specific point.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

point
Type: Point
A System.Drawing.Point structure specifying the test point. The point is relative to the top left grid corner.

Return value

Type: BaseView
The BaseView object.

Expanded Remarks

This method returns the BaseView object (the common ancestor for all Views). Thus, you need to perform casting to the desired type to use view-specific properties.

Expanded Example

The following example assumes that we have a master-detail relationship within the grid control. The master View is represented by a GridView and the detail Views are represented by instances of the CardView class. This example shows how to implement card dragging between details.

The System.Windows.Forms.Control.MouseDown event is used to identify the clicked card and initiate the drag operation. Then, the System.Windows.Forms.Control.DragOver event is used to determine whether dropping is allowed. The GetViewAt method is used to obtain the View currently located under the mouse pointer. If the View obtained is a detail View (a Card View), dropping is allowed.

Finally, the System.Windows.Forms.Control.DragDrop event is used to determine the View where the card has been dropped (the GetViewAt method is used again). Then, the dragged card is moved to that View by changing its field value that refers to the master record.

Note: to enable dropping you should set the grid control's AllowDrop property value to true.

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