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OnCellSelecting

Telerik.Web.UI.GridColumnEventArgs OnCellSelecting Property

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To get or set property values for client API properties, you must call property accessor methods that are named with the get_ and set_ prefixes. For example, to get or set a value for a property such as cancel, you call the get_cancel or set_cancel.

This event is fired before a cell is selected.

Fired by RadGrid
Arguments get_column - returns a reference to the corresponding GridColumn object get_gridDataItem - returns a reference to the corresponding GridDataItem object get_row - returns a reference to the corresponding table row element cancel - gets or sets the cancelled status of the event
Can be canceled Yes, set eventArgs.set_cancel(true) to cancel

Example:

function cellSelecting(sender, args) {
    var selectedRow = args.get_row();
    var selectedColumn = args.get_column();
    var dataItem = args.get_gridDataItem();
    var output = String.format("The selected cell is located in column with name: " + selectedColumn.get_uniqueName() + " and in row with index: " + dataItem.get_itemIndexHierarchical()+".");
    alert(output);
}
<ClientSettings>
    <Selecting CellSelectionMode="MultiCell" />
    <Scrolling AllowScroll="true" UseStaticHeaders="true" />
    <ClientEvents OnCellSelecting="cellSelecting" />
</ClientSettings>

A list of the possible options for the CellSelectionMode property could be found here.