ContextMenuService Class

Service class that provides the system implementation for displaying a ContextMenu.

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

public static class ContextMenuService
public final class ContextMenuService
public final class ContextMenuService
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

One use of the ContextMenuService is to display menus on disabled items.

The following example shows how to use the service to display a ContextMenu on a disabled button. Notice that you set the ShowOnDisabled property on the button which is the parent of the context menu.

<Button Height="30" Content="Disabled Button" IsEnabled="False" 
      <MenuItem Header="Item 1"/>
      <MenuItem Header="Item 2"/>
      <MenuItem Header="Item 3"/>


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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