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ToolStripDropDown.Show Method (Control, Int32, Int32)

Positions the ToolStripDropDown relative to the specified control's horizontal and vertical screen coordinates.

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

public void Show(
	Control control,
	int x,
	int y


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
The control (typically, a ToolStripDropDownButton) that is the reference point for the ToolStripDropDown position.
Type: System.Int32
The horizontal screen coordinate of the control, in pixels.
Type: System.Int32
The vertical screen coordinate of the control, in pixels.


The control specified by the control parameter is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.