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
Available since 2.0
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