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FrameworkContentElement.ContextMenu Property

Gets or sets the context menu element that should appear whenever the context menu is requested via user interface (UI) from within this element.

Namespace:  System.Windows
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 ContextMenu ContextMenu { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.ContextMenu>
    <ContextMenu .../>
  </object.ContextMenu>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.ContextMenu
The context menu that this element uses.

Identifier field

ContextMenuProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example places a ContextMenu on a Paragraph.

<Paragraph>Lorem ipsum etc.
  <Paragraph.ContextMenu>
    <ContextMenu Name="cm">
      <MenuItem Header="Edit"/>
      <MenuItem Header="Print"/>
    </ContextMenu>
  </Paragraph.ContextMenu>
</Paragraph>

.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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