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MenuItem.IsPressed Property

Gets a value that indicates when a MenuItem is pressed.

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

public bool IsPressed { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_IsPressed ()

public function get IsPressed () : boolean

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

A Boolean value, the default value is false.

Identifier Field


Metadata Flags


The following example shows how to use the IsPressed property in a menu item style. When the menu item is pressed the style of its foreground, text size, and text style change.

<Style x:Key="Triggers" TargetType="{x:Type MenuItem}">
    <Trigger Property="MenuItem.IsPressed" Value="true">
      <Setter Property = "Foreground" Value="Red"/>
      <Setter Property = "FontSize" Value="16"/>
      <Setter Property = "FontStyle" Value="Italic"/>

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