ToolStripItem.IsOnDropDown Property


Gets a value indicating whether the container of the current Control is a ToolStripDropDown.

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

Public ReadOnly Property IsOnDropDown As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the container of the current Control is a ToolStripDropDown; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the IsOnDropDown property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripItem class.

' This method defines the painting behavior of the control.
' It performs the following operations:
' Computes the layout of the item's image and text.
' Draws the item's background image.
' Draws the item's image.
' Draws the item's text.
' Drawing operations are implemented in the 
' RolloverItemRenderer class.
Protected Overrides Sub OnPaint(e As PaintEventArgs)

   If (Me.Owner IsNot Nothing) Then
      ' Find the dimensions of the image and the text 
      ' areas of the item. 

      ' Draw the background. This includes drawing a highlighted 
      ' border when the mouse is in the client area.
      Dim ea As New ToolStripItemRenderEventArgs(e.Graphics, Me)

      ' Draw the item's image. 
      Dim irea As New ToolStripItemImageRenderEventArgs(e.Graphics, Me, imageRect)

      ' If the item is on a drop-down, give its
      ' text a different highlighted color.
         Dim highlightColor As Color = CType(IIf(Me.IsOnDropDown, Color.Salmon, SystemColors.ControlLightLight), Color)

      ' Draw the text, and highlight it if the 
      ' the rollover state is true.
         Dim rea As New ToolStripItemTextRenderEventArgs( _
            e.Graphics, _
            Me, _
            MyBase.Text, _
            textRect, _
            CType(IIf(Me.rolloverValue, highlightColor, MyBase.ForeColor), Color), _
            MyBase.Font, _
   End If
 End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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