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ContextMenu.Placement Property

Gets or sets the Placement property of a ContextMenu.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public PlacementMode Placement { get; set; }
/** @property */
public PlacementMode get_Placement ()

/** @property */
public void set_Placement (PlacementMode value)

public function get Placement () : PlacementMode

public function set Placement (value : PlacementMode)

<object Placement="PlacementMode" .../>

Property Value

A value from the PlacementMode enumeration. The default value is Bottom.

Identifier Field


Metadata Flags


The property gets or sets a PlacementMode. See PlacementMode for information on available modes.

The following example shows how to use the Placement property and a placement mode to specify where the ContextMenu is placed.

<ContextMenu Placement="Bottom" PlacementRectangle="30,50,0,0">

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0