How do I select the first item in the property grid so description shows up

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  1. Martin Hamilton
    Martin Hamilton avatar
    23 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2009

    Posted 13 May 2016 Link to this post

    I have a property grid with numerous groups.

    How do I cause the first item within the first group to be selected so that the Description box is populated with the 'description' for that first item?

  2. Dess | Tech Support Engineer, Sr.
    Dess | Tech Support Engineer, Sr.  avatar
    3047 posts

    Posted 17 May 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Martin,

    Thank you for writing.

    In order to select a specific item from RadPropertyGrid, you can access it in the GridItems collection of the group and set the Selected property to true:
    public Form1()
        this.radPropertyGrid1.SelectedObject = this;
        radPropertyGrid1.PropertySort = PropertySort.CategorizedAlphabetical;
        radPropertyGrid1.SortOrder = SortOrder.Descending;
        this.radPropertyGrid1.Groups[0].GridItems[0].Selected = true;

    I hope this information helps. Should you have further questions I would be glad to help.

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