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ContextMenu Property

FrameworkElement.ContextMenu Property

Gets or sets the context menu element that should appear whenever the context menu is requested through 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 assigned to this element.

Identifier field

ContextMenuProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

ContextMenu itself is a FrameworkElement derived class, and it is technically possible for ContextMenu itself to have a ContextMenu property. However, this creates a confusing context menu experience for the user and this practice is not recommended.

.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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