Gets or sets the current cell for keyboard navigation.

The method will also automatically scroll to the newly set current cell, but this feature works with limited capabilities when virtual scrolling is used. In the latter case, current will scroll correctly only if the new current cell is adjacent or close to the currently visible portion of the Grid's data table.


cell jQuery

DOM element or jQuery object which represents the navigatable cell.


jQuery the current cell.

Example - select last cell for keyboard navigation

<div id="grid"></div>
    columns: [
    { field: "name" },
    { field: "age" }
    dataSource: [
    { name: "Jane Doe", age: 30 },
    { name: "John Doe", age: 33 }
    navigatable: true
var grid = $("#grid").data("kendoGrid");

//get the last cell of the Grid
var lastCell = grid.tbody.find("tr:last td:last");
//select the cell for navigation
//optional: focus the grid table
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