How to: Add Menu Items to a ContextMenuStrip

You can add just one menu item or several items at a time to a ContextMenuStrip.

To add a single menu item to a ContextMenuStrip

  • Use the Add method to add one menu item to a ContextMenuStrip.

    [Visual Basic]

    Me.contextMenuStrip1.Items.Add(Me.toolStripMenuItem1)
    

    this.contextMenuStrip1.Items.Add(toolStripMenuItem1);
    

To add several menu items to a ContextMenuStrip

  • Use the AddRange method to add several menu items to a ContextMenuStrip.

    [Visual Basic]

    Me.contextMenuStrip1.Items.AddRange(New _
       System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem() {Me.toolStripMenuItem1, _
          Me.toolStripMenuItem2})
    

    this.contextMenuStrip1.Items.AddRange(new 
       System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] {
          this.toolStripMenuItem1, this.toolStripMenuItem2});
    
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