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ToolStripItem.DragDrop Event

Occurs when the user drags an item and the user releases the mouse button, indicating that the item should be dropped into this item.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public event DragEventHandler DragDrop

The X and Y properties of the DragEventArgs are in screen coordinates, not client coordinates. For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following code example shows how to convert the X and Y properties to a client Point. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripRenderer class.


// This method defines the DragOver event behavior. 
protected override void OnDragOver(DragEventArgs dea)
{
    base.OnDragOver(dea);

    // Get the ToolStripButton control 
    // at the given mouse position.
    Point p = new Point(dea.X, dea.Y);
    ToolStripButton item = this.GetItemAt(
        this.PointToClient(p)) as ToolStripButton;

    // If the ToolStripButton control is the empty cell,
    // indicate that the move operation is valid.
    if( item == this.emptyCellButton )
    {
        // Set the drag operation to indicate a valid move.
        dea.Effect = DragDropEffects.Move;
    }
}


.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.
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