IsHighlighted Property

MenuItem.IsHighlighted Property


Gets a value that indicates whether a MenuItem is highlighted.

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

public bool IsHighlighted { get; protected set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if a MenuItem is highlighted; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Starting with the .NET Framework version 3.0 Service Pack 1, the IsHighlighted property has a protected setter. To use this functionality, your application should target the .NET Framework version 3.5.  For more information, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

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The following example shows how to determine whether a menu item is highlighted.

private void Highlight(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    if (item1.IsHighlighted == true)
        hlbtn.Content = "Item is highlighted.";

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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