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ComboBox.DropDownOpened Event

Occurs when the drop-down list of the combo box opens.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public event EventHandler DropDownOpened
<object DropDownOpened="EventHandler" .../>

The following example shows how to assign event handlers and handle the DropDownOpened and DropDownClosed events.


<ComboBox Name="cb" StaysOpenOnEdit="true" IsEditable="true" DropDownOpened="OnDropDownOpened" 
        DropDownClosed="OnDropDownClosed">



void OnDropDownOpened(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    if (cb.IsDropDownOpen == true)
    {
        cb.Text = "Combo box opened";
    }
}

void OnDropDownClosed(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    if (cb.IsDropDownOpen == false)
    {
        cb.Text = "Combo box closed";
    }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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