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DataGridViewHeaderCell.GetInheritedContextMenuStrip Method

Gets the shortcut menu of the header cell.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public override ContextMenuStrip GetInheritedContextMenuStrip(
	int rowIndex


Type: System.Int32
Ignored by this implementation.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip
A ContextMenuStrip if the DataGridViewHeaderCell or DataGridView has a shortcut menu assigned; otherwise, null.

If the DataGridViewHeaderCell does not have a shortcut menu, the DataGridViewHeaderCell will inherit the shortcut menu from the DataGridView. If the DataGridView also does not have a shortcut menu, then the GetInheritedContextMenuStrip method will return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.