Problem with editing a field in a datagrid

Peter Haworth pete at
Mon Mar 28 22:00:19 EDT 2011

Thanks Trevor, I can figure it out from there.

Pete Haworth

On Mar 28, 2011, at 6:08 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at>wrote:
>> When I double click on the column to edit it, the editor field contains the
>> truncated text, not the complete text so when I get the new value in
>> CloseFieldEditor, I end up putting a string ending with the "..." chars
>> instead of the full text.
> The field editor just grabs the current value of the field being edited. If
> you want to override it take a look at this lesson:
> You can change the default value by setting one fo the dgTemplateFieldEditor
> properties. Look at htmltext, text, utf8text and unicodetext under
> "Template Field Editor Properties" in the proeprties docs:
> -- 
> Trevor DeVore
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