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ColumnView.FocusedColumn Property

Gets or sets the focused column/card field (in CardView and LayoutView Views).

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: GridColumn
A GridColumn object or descendant representing the currently focused column/card field.

Expanded Remarks

Use the FocusedColumn property to access the currently focused column/card field , or to set focus to a specific column/card field. When the FocusedColumn property's value is changed, the FocusedColumnChanged event is raised.

To access the focused row/card, use the FocusedRowHandle property.

After moving focus between cards in LayoutViews and CardViews via the FocusedRowHandle inherited property, the FocusedColumn property is automatically set to null. In this instance, you may want to manually move focus to a specific card field via the FocusedColumn property after changing the FocusedRowHandle.

For more information, see the Columns and Card Fields topic.

Note

Detail pattern Views do not contain data and they are never displayed within XtraGrid. So, the FocusedColumn member must not be invoked for these Views. The FocusedColumn member can only be used with real Views that are displayed within the Grid Control. The real Views with which an end-user interacts at runtime can be accessed using the following methods.

Expanded Example

The example shows how to move focus to a specific column at runtime.

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