Setting Focus On Next Row?

Sep 4, 2009

How to set focus on next row or how to find next row index. My first row is inserted but on second loop it overwrites the first row cell...

View 1 Replies


VS 2008 Set Focus (new Currrent Cell) Setting Focus On Specific Cell In My Datagridview1

Nov 7, 2009

I am having problem setting focus on specific cell in my Datagridview1 . On Form1 when clicking on cell 3 in any row, I am callig a Dialog1. However, when done working with it, and closing the Dialog1, the focus returns to cell 3 in my Datagridview1 . I like to set the focus on the next cell(4) making it the current cell.

I have tryed :

DataGridView1.SelectionMode = DataGridViewSelectionMode.CellSelect
DataGridView1.CurrentCell = DataGridView1.Item(4, e.RowIndex)

DataGridView1.CurrentCell = DataGridView1.CurrentRow.Cells(4)

And few other things, I am always getting this exception: Operation is not valid because it results in a reentrant call to the SetCurrentCellAddressCore function.

View 2 Replies

Setting Focus On A Tab In .net?

Jul 12, 2011

I have a tab in a windows form called Wafer Map that has three sub-tabs. The First sub-tab is the called Map and has a Load and Skip button. I am trying to set the focus on the Wafer sub-tab on the Load button click. This is the following code I have tried to use.


The Wafer_Info.Enabled = True is used to enabled all of the controls on the Wafer tab and works properly when the button is clicked. I have tried using .Focus() and .Show() to bring focus to the next tab but I am not have any luck getting to switch.

View 3 Replies

.net - Setting Focus On The Parent?

Jan 6, 2010

I want to unfocus(leave) the texbox when I click on the usercontrol/form(focus the usercontrol/form instead): I do the following on the UC/form:

Protected Overrides Sub OnMouseClick _
(ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs)
End Sub

Why does it not work on the child textbox, but works very well on the non-child one(focus on textBox2 then click on the panel removes the focus from the textBox2)?

View 4 Replies

Setting Focus To A Control?

Apr 5, 2009

I am using VB.Net 2005. The form contains many controls. When the tab or enter key in the keyboard is pressed I want the focus to move to the next control in the form in some order.

View 3 Replies - Setting The Focus To A MsgBox Object?

May 20, 2009

In my application, a user clicks a "save" button and is then presented with a MsgBox confirmation simply stating "Are you sure you want to save?", or something along those lines.

It's been hit or miss, but occasionally, this MsgBox will load behind the browser rather than be the center of attention with focus. How can I stop this from happening?

View 3 Replies

C# - Setting External Application Focus?

Dec 17, 2009

In VB.NET, you can set focus to an external application using

AppActivate("Windows Name")


AppActivate(processID As Integer)

Now this works fine if you do for example:

Dim intNotePad As Integer = Shell("C:WINNTNotepad.exe",

But when I do:

For Each theprocess As Process In processlist
If InStr(theprocess.ProcessName, "DWG") Then
strProcessList += String.Format("Process: {0} ID: {1}", theprocess.ProcessName, theprocess.Id) + vbCrLf


then it doesn't find the window, even if it's open and even if it finds the window using the window title.But I need it by process ID.How can I do that?I need it to set focus on a 3rd party installer in a windows installer setup project.

View 2 Replies

How To Show A Form Without Setting Focus To It

Dec 4, 2010

I need to dynamically show/hide a form without loosing focus from the original form. How to do this?.

View 1 Replies

Setting Focus In A DataGridView's Cell?

Mar 16, 2010

I am trying to set the focus in a datagridview's cell after the user enters some data and tries to tab out of the cell. I can't seem to get the focus in the cell they just edited. I can change the background color, but the focus goes to the next field in the grid. I am trying to do this in the _CellValidating event. Here is my code :

Private Sub dgvFish_CellValidating(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellValidatingEventArgs) Handles dgvFish.CellValidating


The function CheckSampleNumber() takes the value of the cell just entered, and checks to see if it has been entered either in the current grid, OR in the database.

View 5 Replies

Setting Focus In Particular Cell Of A Datagrid?

Feb 27, 2009

Setting Focus in particular cell of a datagrid

I have two datagrids in my form. I want to set focus to the particular cell of that datagrid. Result of one datagrid is to be displayed in the other one.

View 1 Replies

Setting Focus On An External Application?

Jun 12, 2009

I have an application which calls an external process. I would like this process to be open as soon as it is called. i.e. with no user interaction.This is because I would like to send Keys to it to interact.I know how crude this is but this is a thrid party application that my boss has promised will open is a specific way. Dim procSungard As System.Diagnostics.Process = _


View 3 Replies

Setting Focus To Form Onload?

Sep 18, 2009

i designed a form in which some records are loading in a datagrid. Here i want to focus the form at form loading. here when i run the pgm it focusing on the grid only. how can i do this?

View 11 Replies

Setting The Focus To A Particular Cell In Datagridview?

Mar 11, 2009

I am having trouble setting the focus to a particular cell in datagridview.

I have a timetable and on initialisation of the program, it compares the time in the datagridview with the current time. If the time has passed, the row is displayed in grey, if not then it is shown in black. I then want to scroll through the datagridview to focus on the first black line.

Here is the

Private Sub DataGridView1_CellFormatting(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellFormattingEventArgs) Handles DataGridView1.CellFormatting


"An unhandled exception of type 'System.StackOverflowException' occurred in mscorlib.dll" with the note about infinite recursion.

What have I done wrong and how do I scroll through to automatically set the focus?

View 6 Replies

VS 2008 Setting Focus To A Textbox?

Mar 12, 2012

OK in the frmMain_Load sub I have this: tab page control with two pages. On page 1 I have a textbox.I also have the following Set the focus to the first textbox control on the first tab page.txtbMonthlyUsage.Focus()I can not get the focus into the textbox although its Enabled = True, TabIndex = 1, TabStop = True.

With all that I can not get the focus to work.But when I activate the 2nd page and come back to the 1st page when the form is displayed, it works like its supposed to.What am I missing?Do I need to activate page 1 as the form is loading? How do I do that?

View 3 Replies

C# - Setting A DatagridView Row To Have Focus On Form Load

Dec 17, 2009

I have a dialog that containers a DataGridView, this dialog is opened from a parent Form. I would like the DataGridView to have focus as soon as the form is opened, so on pressing the down key would enable you to scroll down through the rows straight away. I have tried setting the tab index so that the DataGridView is the first selected item in the form. I have also tried calling the DataGridView.Focus() method in both the dialog constructor and the Form_Load event. I have also tried setting the


View 2 Replies

C# - Setting Focus Onto Another Control From Button Click?

Sep 24, 2009

I am using ASP.NET 2.0 and VB.NET

On top of my page I have a button called btnViewRecords. When the User click on the button I want to set focus to another button or label further down on the same page. How can this be done.

This code does not work for me..............


Even if my code did work, i dont want to reload the page every time.

View 7 Replies

Interface And Graphics :: Setting Focus To A Textbox?

Sep 13, 2009

I have a problem setting focus to a textbox...My code is realy simple:

textbox1.visible = true

But this dos not work...I am pretty sure it is because when calling focus(), textbox1 is not visible yet, ant thous, focus has no effect?

View 2 Replies

RichTextBox - Setting Focus (Cursor) Before ContextMenu

Jun 18, 2009

I have a couple of TextBoxes on a Form and also a RichTextBox control which is associated with a ContextMenu1. Now, while my MouseCursor still blinks friendly in one of my TextBox controls, I right-click the RichTextBox and get surely my ContextMenu1. However, this ContextMenu won't do me any good unless I first left-click my RichTextBox in order to set my cursor in there and then right-click again to open the ContextMenu. I've tried to work with RichTextBox.Focus() and also with something like ... If
e.Button = Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Right Then ...
But nothing seems to do the trick.

View 15 Replies

Setting Focus Back To Main Form?

Mar 19, 2010

This should be fairly basic but maybe the search terms are too general to find relevant answers.I have an MDI form with a conventional toolbar. When I open a small non child form I want to set focus back to this main form so the user can click the help button on the toolbar if necessary.

Tried frmMain.Select() and frmMain.ToolStripButton0.Select() at end of small form load but it doesn't work. The user has to click the help button twice, once to select it and once to open it. A minor problem but annoying.

View 2 Replies

Setting Focus On Nested Custom Controls?

Jan 10, 2011

I have a nested custom control that I need to set focus on. I have it all internally wired up to automatically set the focus when the form loads, but when it comes up on screen, the designated accept button for the parent form is in focus instead. Even when is disassociate the accept button it still does not set correctly. How can I ensure my desired control gets focus.

View 2 Replies

Setting Focus On Textbox When Form Loads?

Aug 16, 2007

I have a problem.I want to set the focus on TextBox1 when the form loads. TextBox1 has a tab index > 1. I put this line in the form load subroutine:TextBox1.Focus()It does not work! However if I make a button and put the above line of code to its click event procedure, then TextBox1 get the focus.

View 9 Replies

Setting Focus To Control In Selecting Event?

May 29, 2009

The following code (VB 2008 .NET 3.5) failes to move focus to the combo box. How can do it?

Private Sub TabControl1_Selecting(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.TabControlCancelEventArgs) Handles TabControl1.Selecting
If cbOrderType.SelectedIndex = 0 Then


View 12 Replies

VS 2005 - Setting Default Cursor Focus

Feb 22, 2010

I have a form that has two text boxs User ID and password. My question user must move cursor to the User ID field. But it should default to that field as that is the only option. How to do it in .net?

View 3 Replies

VS 2008 Setting Focus To An External Textbox?

Mar 26, 2010

Essentially what I would like to do is press a button, this then triggers a code to focus on a certain program, focus on a certain textbox and input the text from the clipboard not via pasting.

Now I have been able to achieve all of the above fairly easily except for one crucial component, focusing on the desired component. This program is essentially to automate some data entering for users via hotkeys, therefore I can't simply simulate tabs as it will not always be in the same position. So now comes the question, how do I focus on specific textboxes/controls in other programs?

I've been able to find huge walls of code with no explanation beyond "this is a concept". However no documentation or relevant examples.

View 5 Replies

Restrict Users From Setting Focus To A Specific Cell In .net?

Jun 16, 2011

restrict users from setting focus to a specific datagridview cell in

View 8 Replies

Setting Focus To The Folder View In Windows Explorer

Sep 15, 2009

I am trying to write a script to set the focus to the folder view in Windows Explorer. Is there some sort of way I can find the folder view pane and set focus to it? A bit like finding a child window and setting focus to it using the Windows API functions.


Now I realise that you can't use the above functions to find parts of Windows but it just gives you the idea. If I could do it with API functions that would be fine otherwise I am a little bit limited because I am using a Visual Basic scripting type engine which I won't bore you with details of.

View 1 Replies

VS 2005 - Setting Focus To Another Control After Selecting Record

Jul 5, 2010

I tried using keypress event to set the focus to another control after selecting record from combobox and pressing the enter key but it is not working.

View 2 Replies

VS 2010 Calling An External Application And Setting Focus On The Same?

Oct 8, 2010

I am wondering if it is possible to call an application, say "notepad.exe" (among other application's that are already open) and setting focus on the same, so the user can readily start working on it.

View 6 Replies

Setting Focus On DataGridView Control Programmatically In Visual Basic?

Aug 10, 2009

I want to programmatically set the focus to the last row (bottommost, its only one column wide) in the DataGridView control for Visual Basic. How can I do so?

So far, I have tried DGV.Rows.GetLastRow(DataGridViewElementStates.Selected)

without success, though I did not expect that to work. It absolutely must select that last cell. Otherwise, the application is nearly impossible to use!

Here is a screenshot of what I am making with this: [URL]..The "Paste Clipboard Contents" button only pastes into the selected cell, though I guess I could find a workaround.

View 2 Replies

Setting Focus On Textbox Inside A TabControl Works With Shown Event?

Dec 16, 2011

The only way I found to set the focus on a TextBox inside a TabPage is:

Private Sub Form1_Shown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Shown
End Sub

View 3 Replies

Copyrights 2005-15, All rights reserved