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SpreadsheetControl.ActiveCell Property

Gets an active cell in the active worksheet.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Cell
A DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Cell object that specifies an active cell in the worksheet that is currently active.

Expanded Remarks

The Selection property specifies the range of cells selected in a worksheet that is currently active (B3:F9, in the image below). The SelectedCell property specifies a single cell located in the active worksheet where data is inserted when an end-user types (E7, in the image below). In other words, the selected cell is an active cell that can be also obtained via the ActiveCell property. Selection can be a single cell or range of cells, while SelectedCell is always a single cell inside the current selection.

The following code sets selection and active cell as shown in the image above.

Note

You can also use the DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.Selection and DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.SelectedCell properties to specify the selected range and active cell in a specific worksheet.

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