ComboBox.StaysOpenOnEdit ComboBox.StaysOpenOnEdit ComboBox.StaysOpenOnEdit ComboBox.StaysOpenOnEdit Property


Gets or sets whether a ComboBox that is open and displays a drop-down control will remain open when a user clicks the TextBox.

 property bool StaysOpenOnEdit { bool get(); void set(bool value); };
public bool StaysOpenOnEdit { get; set; }
member this.StaysOpenOnEdit : bool with get, set
Public Property StaysOpenOnEdit As Boolean

Property Value

true to keep the drop-down control open when the user clicks on the text area to start editing; otherwise, false. The default is false.


This example shows how to use the StaysOpenOnEdit property to create a combo box whose drop-down control stays open while the user enters information into the text box.

<ComboBox Name="cb" Margin="10,10,3,3" Width="200" Height="30" Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="2"         
          ItemsSource="{StaticResource myCities}" Text="My Cities"
          IsEditable="true"  IsReadOnly="true" 
          IsDropDownOpen="True" StaysOpenOnEdit="True">


Dependency Property Information

Identifier field StaysOpenOnEditProperty
Metadata properties set to true None

Applies to