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fires before editing of a cell has started

beforeEditStart: (row: object, col: object, editorType: string) => boolean | void;


  • row: object - an object with a row configuration
  • col: object - an object with a column configuration
  • editorType: string - the type of a cell editor: "input", "select", "datePicker", "checkbox", "combobox", "textarea", "multiselect"


Return false to block editing of a cell; otherwise, true.

Example"beforeEditStart", function(row,col,editorType){
// your logic here
return false;

Related sample: Grid. Events

Change log:

added in v6.1