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ContextMenu element

Represents a context menu control.

Usage

<ContextMenu
  Name = "xs:string">
  child elements
</ContextMenu>

Attributes

AttributeTypeRequiredDescription

Name

xs:string

Yes

(xs:string)

A string composed of any sequence of characters, including white space and line-break characters.

Child elements

ElementDescription

MenuGroup

Must occur at least once

Parent elements

Element

ContextPopup.ContextMenus

Remarks

Optional.

May occur one or more times for each ContextPopup.ContextMenus.

Important  A ContextMenu cannot host Combo Box or Spinner controls.

Examples

The following example demonstrates the basic markup for a ContextPopup View.

This section of code shows a set of ContextMenu control declarations.


    <ContextPopup>
      <!--
        The MiniToolbars and Context Menus are the basic ingredients for 
        the contextual UI popup. 
        Mix-and-match and associate each combination with a ContextMap Command 
        invoked in code.
      -->
      <ContextPopup.MiniToolbars>
        <MiniToolbar Name="MiniToolbar1">
          <MenuGroup Class="MajorItems">
            <Button CommandName="cmdCut" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdCopy" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdPaste" />
          </MenuGroup>
          <MenuGroup>
            <ToggleButton CommandName="cmdToggleButton" />
            <DropDownButton CommandName="cmdButtons">
              <MenuGroup>
                <Button CommandName="cmdButton1" />
                <Button CommandName="cmdButton2" />
                <Button CommandName="cmdButton3" />
              </MenuGroup>
            </DropDownButton>
          </MenuGroup>
        </MiniToolbar>
        <MiniToolbar Name="MiniToolbar2">
          <MenuGroup>
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton1" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton2" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton3" />
          </MenuGroup>
        </MiniToolbar>
      </ContextPopup.MiniToolbars>
      <ContextPopup.ContextMenus>
        <ContextMenu Name="ContextMenu1">
          <MenuGroup>
            <Button CommandName="cmdCut" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdCopy" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdPaste" />
          </MenuGroup>
        </ContextMenu>
        <ContextMenu Name="ContextMenu2">
          <MenuGroup>
            <ToggleButton CommandName="cmdToggleButton" />
          </MenuGroup>
          <MenuGroup>
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton1" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton2" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton3" />
          </MenuGroup>
        </ContextMenu>
        <ContextMenu Name="ContextMenu4">
          <MenuGroup>
            <Button CommandName="cmdCut" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdCopy" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdPaste" />
          </MenuGroup>
          <MenuGroup>
            <ToggleButton CommandName="cmdToggleButton" />
          </MenuGroup>
          <MenuGroup>
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton1" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton2" />
            <Button CommandName="cmdButton3" />
          </MenuGroup>
        </ContextMenu>
      </ContextPopup.ContextMenus>
      <ContextPopup.ContextMaps>
        <ContextMap CommandName="cmdContextMap1"
                    ContextMenu="ContextMenu1"/>
        <ContextMap CommandName="cmdContextMap2"
                    ContextMenu="ContextMenu2"
                    MiniToolbar="MiniToolbar1"/>
        <ContextMap CommandName="cmdContextMap3"
                    MiniToolbar="MiniToolbar2"/>
        <ContextMap CommandName="cmdContextMap4"
                    ContextMenu="ContextMenu4"/>
      </ContextPopup.ContextMaps>
    </ContextPopup>


Element information

Minimum supported system

Windows 7
Can be emptyNo

See also

Context Popup control

 

 

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