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MenuItem.IsHighlighted Property

Gets a value that indicates whether a MenuItem is highlighted. This is a dependency property.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public bool IsHighlighted { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a MenuItem is highlighted; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Identifier field

IsHighlightedProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

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 3.5 Architecture.

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.";
    }
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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