Spread Windows Forms 13.0 Product Documentation
FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly / FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace / SheetView Class / OperationMode Property

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    OperationMode Property
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    Gets or sets the mode that determines mouse, keyboard, and selection behavior for this sheet.
    Public Property OperationMode As OperationMode
    Dim instance As SheetView
    Dim value As OperationMode
    instance.OperationMode = value
    value = instance.OperationMode
    public OperationMode OperationMode {get; set;}

    Property Value

    OperationMode setting that determines the mode
    Specified operation mode is not valid

    When this property is set to OperationMode.Normal or OperationMode.ReadOnly,

    • You can set the FpSpread class or SpreadView class SelectionBlockOptions property to specify that users can select only certain items, such as just cells, columns, or rows.
    • If you want to customize the sheet so that users and the application can only select certain items, set the SelectionUnit property.
    • If you want to allow users to select single cells, a range of cells, or multiple ranges of cells, set the SelectionPolicy property.

    When this property is set, related properties are also set automatically as summarized in this table:


    Effect on Other Properties
    Normal SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.Range
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Cell
    ReadOnly SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.Range
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Cell
    RowMode SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.Range
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Cell
    SingleSelect SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.Single
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Row
    MultiSelect SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.MultiRange
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Row
    ExtendedSelect SelectionPolicy = SelectionPolicy.MultiRange
    SelectionUnit = SelectionUnit.Row


    For information on the settings of OperationMode, refer to the OperationMode enumeration.

    This example sets the operation mode for the active sheet.
    fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.OperationMode = FarPoint.Win.Spread.OperationMode.RowMode;
    FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.OperationMode = FarPoint.Win.Spread.OperationMode.RowMode
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