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AllowEditOverflow Property
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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly > FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace > SpreadView Class : AllowEditOverflow Property

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Gets or sets whether data can overflow into adjacent empty cells while edit mode is on in a cell in the view.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Property AllowEditOverflow As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage)Copy Code
Dim instance As SpreadView
Dim value As Boolean
instance.AllowEditOverflow = value
value = instance.AllowEditOverflow
public bool AllowEditOverflow {get; set;}

Property Value

Boolean: true if data can overflow into adjacent empty cells in the Spread component while that cell is in edit mode; false otherwise


Determines whether the display of data can overflow into adjacent empty cells when an editor is open in a cell.

When this property is set to true, the following occurs:

  • Left-aligned data in a cell overflows to the adjacent right cell.
  • Right-aligned data in a cell overflows to the adjacent left cell.
  • When data is centered in a cell, data overflows to both the left and right adjacent cells.

When the user moves from the cell, the spreadsheet automatically turns edit mode off and only the text that fits in the cell is displayed. To display overflow text in adjacent cells, use the AllowCellOverflow property.


This example sets the AllowEditOverflow property.
C#Copy Code
FarPoint.Win.Spread.SpreadView sv = fpSpread1.GetRootWorkbook();
sv.AllowEditOverflow = true;
VB.NETCopy Code
Dim sv As FarPoint.Win.Spread.SpreadView = FpSpread1.GetRootWorkbook
sv.AllowEditOverflow = True


Target Platforms: Windows 2000 Professional (SP4), Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server (SP1), Windows 2008, Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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