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SpreadsheetControl.GetSelectedRanges Method

Returns cell ranges currently selected in the active worksheet.

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

Expanded Syntax

Return value

Type: IList<Range>
A list of the DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Range objects.

Expanded Remarks

The Selection property specifies the range of cells selected in the active worksheet. The SelectedCell property specifies a cell where data is inserted when an end-user types (in other words, this is an active cell that can also be obtained via the ActiveCell property). The Selection can be a single cell or range of cells, while the SelectedCell is always a single cell inside the current selection. If a cell you assign to SelectedCell is outside the currently selected range, the selection will be changed - it will coincide with the specified active cell.

You can also select multiple non-adjacent cells or cell ranges in the worksheet simultaneously. To get or set the list of ranges selected in the active worksheet, use the GetSelectedRanges or SetSelectedRanges method, respectively. If there is more than one selected range in the worksheet (A2:C4, C6:C9, E3:F7, in the image below), the Selection property returns a range that contains an active cell (E3:F7, in the image below).

To specify whether multi-selection is available to end-users in the SpreadsheetControl, use the DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.SpreadsheetSelectionOptions.AllowMultiSelection option accessible via the SpreadsheetControl.Options.Behavior.Selection.AllowMultiSelection notation.

Note

To specify the cell selection and active cell in a specific worksheet of the document loaded in the SpreadsheetControl, use the DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.Selection, DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.SelectedCell, DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.SetSelectedRanges and DevExpress.Spreadsheet.Worksheet.GetSelectedRanges members of the corresponding worksheet object.

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