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ContextMenu Property

FrameworkContentElement.ContextMenu Property

Gets or sets the context menu element that should appear whenever the context menu is requested via user interface (UI) from within this element.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public ContextMenu ContextMenu { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.ContextMenu>
    <ContextMenu .../>
  </object.ContextMenu>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.ContextMenu
The context menu that this element uses.

Identifier field

ContextMenuProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example places a ContextMenu on a Paragraph.

<Paragraph>Lorem ipsum etc.
  <Paragraph.ContextMenu>
    <ContextMenu Name="cm">
      <MenuItem Header="Edit"/>
      <MenuItem Header="Print"/>
    </ContextMenu>
  </Paragraph.ContextMenu>
</Paragraph>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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