Export (0) Print
Expand All

ToolStripDropDownItem.HasDropDownItems Property

Gets a value indicating whether the ToolStripDropDownItem has ToolStripDropDown controls associated with it.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public virtual bool HasDropDownItems { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the ToolStripDropDownItem has ToolStripDropDown controls; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates how to query the HasDropDownItems property to conditionally show a ToolStripDropDownItem control. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripDropDownItem class.

// This method shows the drop-down for the first item 
// in the form's ToolStrip. 
private void showButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    ToolStripDropDownItem item = this.toolStrip1.Items[0] as ToolStripDropDownItem;

    if (item.HasDropDownItems)
    {
        item.ShowDropDown();
    }
}

.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
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft