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ToolStripDropDown.Show Method (Point)

Positions the ToolStripDropDown relative to the specified screen location.

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

public void Show(
	Point screenLocation


Type: System.Drawing.Point
The horizontal and vertical location of the screen's upper-left corner, in pixels.

The following code example demonstrates how to display the ToolStripDropDown control at a fixed point.

// This method calls the ToolStripDropDown control's Show 
// method to display the ContextMenuStrip at a fixed point.
private void showAtPointButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    this.contextMenuStrip1.Show(23, 55);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.