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. This is a dependency property.

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>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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