sets selection to specified cells

void setCell(object|string row,object|string column,boolean ctrlUp,boolean shiftUp);


rowobject|stringan object with a cell to be selected or the id of a row
columnobject|stringthe config of a column or its id
ctrlUpbooleantrue - to select the desired rows or cells, otherwise - false (for multiselection mode)
shiftUpbooleantrue - to select a range of rows or cells, otherwise - false (for multiselection mode)


var grid = new dhx.Grid("grid_container", {
    columns: [// columns config],
    multiselection: false, 
    data: dataset
var row =;
var column = grid.getColumn("yearlyChange");
grid.selection.setCell(row, column);

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For details about how to set selection to multiple cells/rows, see Setting selection to cells.

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