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Stylus.IsPressAndHoldEnabled Attached Property

Gets or sets a values indicating whether press and hold is enabled.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

See GetIsPressAndHoldEnabled, SetIsPressAndHoldEnabled
<object Stylus.IsPressAndHoldEnabled="bool" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if press and hold is enabled; otherwise, false;

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


Press and hold maps to a right-click on a mouse. In Windows Vista you can disable this behavior on elements if you foresee a situation where the user might hold the tablet pen down without intending to simulate a right-click.

The following example demonstrates how to enable press and hold on a Slider.

<Slider Name="horizontalSlider1" Stylus.IsPressAndHoldEnabled="True"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.