MenuItem.IsHighlighted Property

Gets a value that indicates whether a MenuItem is highlighted.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public bool IsHighlighted { get; protected set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a MenuItem is highlighted; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Identifier field

IsHighlightedProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Starting with the .NET Framework version 3.0 Service Pack 1, the IsHighlighted property has a protected setter. To use this functionality, your application should target the .NET Framework version 3.5.  For more information, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

The following example shows how to determine whether a menu item is highlighted.


private void Highlight(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    if (item1.IsHighlighted == true)
    {
        hlbtn.Content = "Item is highlighted.";
    }
}


.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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