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ToolStripDropDown.Show Method (Point, ToolStripDropDownDirection)

Positions the ToolStripDropDown relative to the specified control location and with the specified direction relative to the parent control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub Show ( _
	position As Point, _
	direction As ToolStripDropDownDirection _
)

Parameters

position
Type: System.Drawing.Point

The horizontal and vertical location of the reference control's upper-left corner, in pixels.

direction
Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripDropDownDirection

One of the ToolStripDropDownDirection values.

The following code example demonstrates how to display the ToolStripDropDown control at a fixed point in the specified direction.

' This method calls the ToolStripDropDown control's Show  
' method to display the ContextMenuStrip relative to the 
' origin of the form.  
Private Sub showRelativeButton_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
   Me.contextMenuStrip1.Show(Me.Location, Me.dropDownDirection)
 End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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