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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: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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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