I was wondering if it's possible with a RadGridView to have the double click event not enable edits on the cell ?
Single click edits work fine, but double clicks activate another view, and I do not want the cell being in an editable state at this point.
A possible approach is to use the BeginningEdit event to cancel the edit of the cell, when the double click occurs. In order to do that you can do the following:
1) set two Boolean flags(isEditMouseInitiated and isDoubleClick). Where isEditMouseInitiated and isDoubleClick are used to indicate, respectively that an edit operation was initiated by a mouse activity and you have a double click. 2) add a handlers for the MouseDoubleClickEvent and MouseLeftButtonUpEvent events, to set the Boolean flags to the appropriate values - isDoubleClick is set to false, when the MouseDoubleClickEvent event triggers and the isEditMouseInitiated is set to true, when the MouseLeftButtonUpEvent triggers.
bool isDoubleClick = true;
bool isEditMouseInitiated = true;
DispatcherTimer dispatcherTimer = new DispatcherTimer();
this.AddHandler(Control.MouseDoubleClickEvent, new MouseButtonEventHandler((s, e) =>
isDoubleClick = false;
this.AddHandler(Control.MouseLeftButtonUpEvent, new MouseButtonEventHandler((s, e) =>
isEditMouseInitiated = true;
3) use a DispatcherTimer in the BeginingEdit event handler to set an interval of time and attach an event handler to it's Tick event to detect if a second click has occurred. If the isDoubleClick flag or the IsEnabled property of the DispatcherTimer are set to false the GridView will not enter edit mode.
Also, I attached a sample project that demonstrates the suggested approach.
I hope this helps.
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