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Drag and Drop on GridView Item
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Frustrated Dev
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Frustrated Dev asked on 29 Mar 2010, 03:12 PM

I'm trying to drag and drop onto an item within a GridView. I know how to drag an element onto a GridView. However, I would like to know which item within the GridView I'm dropping an element onto. Is there a way to do this? If so, how?

I tried setting the event handlers in my section that looks like this:
                                            <Style TargetType="gridview:GridViewRow">
                                                <Setter Property="telerikDragDrop:RadDragAndDropManager.AllowDrag" Value="True" />
but I did not have any luck.

Thank you for your help!

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Tina Stancheva
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answered on 30 Mar 2010, 10:17 AM
Hello Frustrated Dev,

If you want to get the cell in which you are dropping the dragged item, it is best to set the AllowDrop on the GridViewCell like this:

<telerikGrid:RadGridView x:Name="radGridView2"  >
            <Style TargetType="{x:Type telerikGridView:GridViewCell}">
                  <Setter Property="telerikDragDrop:RadDragAndDropManager.AllowDrop" Value="True" />

This way in the e.Destination you'll see the GridCell you need.

I prepared an example illustrating how you can drag and drop items from one grid to another.
In the first grid (radGridView1) I set the AllowDrag and AllowDrop on the GridViewRows, while in the second one (radGridView2) I set the AllowDrop on the GridViewCell (as described above) and the AllowDrag on the GridViewRows.

In the OnDropInfo() event handler when the drop has completed, I check whether the e.Options.Destination is a Telerik.Windows.Controls.GridView.GridViewCell and if it is, you can easily access the column header, for example.

Please take a look at the example and let me know if it works for you or if you need more info.

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