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ToolStripDropDownItem.DropDownItemClicked Event

Occurs when the ToolStripDropDown is clicked.

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

public event ToolStripItemClickedEventHandler DropDownItemClicked

For more information about handling events, see Handling and Raising Events.

The following code example demonstrates how to handle the DropDownItemClicked event for multiple ToolStripDropDownItem controls. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripDropDownItem class.

// This method handles the DropDownItemClicked event from a  
// ToolStripDropDownItem. It displays the value of the clicked 
// item's Text property in the form's StatusStrip control. 
void toolStripDropDownItem_DropDownItemClicked(object sender, ToolStripItemClickedEventArgs e)
    string msg = String.Format("Item clicked: {0}", e.ClickedItem.Text);
    this.toolStripStatusLabel1.Text = msg;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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