Control.ContextMenuStrip Control.ContextMenuStrip Control.ContextMenuStrip Control.ContextMenuStrip Property

Definition

Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control.

public:
 virtual property System::Windows::Forms::ContextMenuStrip ^ ContextMenuStrip { System::Windows::Forms::ContextMenuStrip ^ get(); void set(System::Windows::Forms::ContextMenuStrip ^ value); };
public virtual System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip ContextMenuStrip { get; set; }
member this.ContextMenuStrip : System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip with get, set
Public Overridable Property ContextMenuStrip As ContextMenuStrip
Property Value

The ContextMenuStrip for this control, or null if there is no ContextMenuStrip. The default is null.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to add three ToolStripMenuItem objects to a ContextMenuStrip. In addition it demonstrates setting the ContextMenuStrip property of the form.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

public class Form1 : Form
{
    private ContextMenuStrip contextMenuStrip1;
    private ToolStripMenuItem toolStripMenuItem1;
    private ToolStripMenuItem toolStripMenuItem2;
    private ToolStripMenuItem toolStripMenuItem3;
    private IContainer components;

    public Form1()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
    }
    [STAThread]
    static void Main()
    {
        Application.EnableVisualStyles();
        Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false);
        Application.Run(new Form1());
    }

    private void InitializeComponent()
    {
        this.components = new System.ComponentModel.Container();
        this.contextMenuStrip1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip(this.components);
        this.toolStripMenuItem1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem();
        this.toolStripMenuItem2 = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem();
        this.toolStripMenuItem3 = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem();
        this.contextMenuStrip1.SuspendLayout();
        this.SuspendLayout();
        // 
        // contextMenuStrip1
        // 
        this.contextMenuStrip1.Items.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] {
            this.toolStripMenuItem1,
            this.toolStripMenuItem2,
            this.toolStripMenuItem3});
        this.contextMenuStrip1.Name = "contextMenuStrip1";
        this.contextMenuStrip1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(180, 70);
        // 
        // toolStripMenuItem1
        // 
        this.toolStripMenuItem1.Name = "toolStripMenuItem1";
        this.toolStripMenuItem1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(179, 22);
        this.toolStripMenuItem1.Text = "toolStripMenuItem1";
        // 
        // toolStripMenuItem2
        // 
        this.toolStripMenuItem2.Name = "toolStripMenuItem2";
        this.toolStripMenuItem2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(179, 22);
        this.toolStripMenuItem2.Text = "toolStripMenuItem2";
        // 
        // toolStripMenuItem3
        // 
        this.toolStripMenuItem3.Name = "toolStripMenuItem3";
        this.toolStripMenuItem3.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(179, 22);
        this.toolStripMenuItem3.Text = "toolStripMenuItem3";
        // 
        // Form1
        // 
        this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(292, 273);
        this.ContextMenuStrip = this.contextMenuStrip1;
        this.Name = "Form1";
        this.contextMenuStrip1.ResumeLayout(false);
        this.ResumeLayout(false);

    }
}
Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.ComponentModel
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Text
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Public Class Form1
   Inherits Form
   Private contextMenuStrip1 As ContextMenuStrip
   Private toolStripMenuItem1 As ToolStripMenuItem
   Private toolStripMenuItem2 As ToolStripMenuItem
   Private toolStripMenuItem3 As ToolStripMenuItem
   Private components As IContainer
   
   
   Public Sub New()
      InitializeComponent()
   End Sub
   
   <STAThread()>  _
   Shared Sub Main()
      Application.EnableVisualStyles()
      Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(False)
      Application.Run(New Form1())
   End Sub
   
   
   Private Sub InitializeComponent()
      Me.components = New System.ComponentModel.Container()
      Me.contextMenuStrip1 = New System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip(Me.components)
      Me.toolStripMenuItem1 = New System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem()
      Me.toolStripMenuItem2 = New System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem()
      Me.toolStripMenuItem3 = New System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem()
      Me.contextMenuStrip1.SuspendLayout()
      Me.SuspendLayout()
      ' 
      ' contextMenuStrip1
      ' 
      Me.contextMenuStrip1.Items.AddRange(New System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem() {Me.toolStripMenuItem1, Me.toolStripMenuItem2, Me.toolStripMenuItem3})
      Me.contextMenuStrip1.Name = "contextMenuStrip1"
      Me.contextMenuStrip1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(180, 70)
      ' 
      ' toolStripMenuItem1
      ' 
      Me.toolStripMenuItem1.Name = "toolStripMenuItem1"
      Me.toolStripMenuItem1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(179, 22)
      Me.toolStripMenuItem1.Text = "toolStripMenuItem1"
      ' 
      ' toolStripMenuItem2
      ' 
      Me.toolStripMenuItem2.Name = "toolStripMenuItem2"
      Me.toolStripMenuItem2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(179, 22)
      Me.toolStripMenuItem2.Text = "toolStripMenuItem2"
      ' 
      ' toolStripMenuItem3
      ' 
      Me.toolStripMenuItem3.Name = "toolStripMenuItem3"
      Me.toolStripMenuItem3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(179, 22)
      Me.toolStripMenuItem3.Text = "toolStripMenuItem3"
      ' 
      ' Form1
      ' 
      Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(292, 273)
      Me.ContextMenuStrip = Me.contextMenuStrip1
      Me.Name = "Form1"
      Me.contextMenuStrip1.ResumeLayout(False)
      Me.ResumeLayout(False)
   End Sub
End Class

Remarks

If a ContextMenu has also been assigned to the control, the ContextMenu takes precedence over the ContextMenuStrip.

Applies to