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MenuItemCollectionEditor Class

Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Provides a component editor for the collection that is specified by the Items property of the associated Menu control.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls
Assembly: System.Design (in system.design.dll)

public class MenuItemCollectionEditor : UITypeEditor
public class MenuItemCollectionEditor extends UITypeEditor
public class MenuItemCollectionEditor extends UITypeEditor

The MenuItemCollectionEditor class provides a user interface for editing the MenuItem elements of the collection that is specified by the Items property within the associated Menu control.

The MenuItemCollectionEditor is invoked by selecting the ellipsis () button on the Items property in the Properties grid of the visual designer, or by choosing Edit Menu Items from the Common Tasks context menu on the control.

The EditValue method edits the values of the menu item collection of the associated Menu control. The GetEditStyle method gets the editing style that is associated with this editor.

The following code example shows how to use the EditorAttribute attribute to associate the MenuItemCollectionEditor and UITypeEditor (the collection editor base class) classes with a property in a custom control, derived from the WebControl class, that gets and sets a MenuItemCollection collection.

private MenuItemCollection menuItems;

// Associate the MenuItemCollectionEditor with the Items. 
[Editor(typeof(System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls.
    MenuItemCollectionEditor),
    typeof(UITypeEditor))]
public MenuItemCollection Items
{
    get
    {
        // If there is no menuItems collection, create it.
        if (menuItems == null)
            menuItems = new MenuItemCollection();

        return menuItems;
    }
    set { menuItems = value; }
} // Items

System.Object
   System.Drawing.Design.UITypeEditor
    System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls.MenuItemCollectionEditor

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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