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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";
    }
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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