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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Entering validated data into a grid

The Grid component displays data as records in rows and columns. Therefore, it can show a good number of records at a time, especially if it is configured with pagination. A natural consequence of this is the need to be able to edit the records being displayed. Although there will always be many ways of editing records in a grid, such as double-clicking to reveal a form, inline editing turns out to be the simplest and most intuitive approach from the user perspective.

Inline editing in a GXT grid entails a click (or double click if configured) on a record to reveal input controls that allow entry of validated data just as in a GXT FormPanel.

The default inline editing in a GXT grid allows entry of data on a per-column ...

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