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ContextMenuService.ShowOnDisabled Attached Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the ContextMenu should be shown when its parent is grayed out.

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

See GetShowOnDisabled, SetShowOnDisabled
<object ContextMenuService.ShowOnDisabled="bool" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the ContextMenu should be shown when its parent is grayed out; otherwise, false.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


This example creates and displays a ContextMenu on a disabled button.

<Button Height="30" Content="Disabled Button" IsEnabled="False" 
      <MenuItem Header="Edit">
        <MenuItem Header="Cut"/>
        <MenuItem Header="Copy"/>
        <MenuItem Header="Paste"/>
        <MenuItem Header="Context Menu item with ToolTip">
              Some information.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.