ToolStripDropDown.Show Method (Point, ToolStripDropDownDirection)


Positions the ToolStripDropDown relative to the specified control location and with the specified direction relative to the parent control.

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

Public Sub Show (
	position As Point,
	direction As ToolStripDropDownDirection


Type: System.Drawing.Point

The horizontal and vertical location of the reference control's upper-left corner, in pixels.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripDropDownDirection

One of the ToolStripDropDownDirection values.

The following code example demonstrates how to display the ToolStripDropDown control at a fixed point in the specified direction.

' This method calls the ToolStripDropDown control's Show 
' method to display the ContextMenuStrip relative to the
' origin of the form. 
Private Sub showRelativeButton_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
   Me.contextMenuStrip1.Show(Me.Location, Me.dropDownDirection)
 End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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