Context Menu Auto Close doesnt work

  • 13 years ago

     Hi all i was wondering wheather anyone knows about the context menu autoclose feature because it doesnt seem to work for me.

    I have a context menu associated with a control and i have auto close set to false but now my context menu wont show i have tried all sorts

    ContextMenuStrip1.visible=true
    ContextMenuStrip1.show(0,0)

    contextmenu mouse events but nothing seems to be working hmmm.

    What im trying to achieve is right click a control activate the context menu make several selections and then close the menu by using the mouse leave event handler.

    any help would be great

    Many Thanks

    Domino.VBcoder

  • 13 years ago

      Private Sub ContextMenuStrip1_MouseLeave(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ContextMenuStrip1.MouseLeave
        ContextMenuStrip1.AutoClose = True
        ContextMenuStrip1.Close()
      End Sub

      Private Sub ContextMenuStrip1_Opening(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs) Handles ContextMenuStrip1.Opening
        ContextMenuStrip1.AutoClose = False
      End Sub
     

    Just be sure to set the control's ContextMenu to ContextMenuStrip1 or you have to handle opening it too. Let the OS handle the popup part. The ContextMenuStrip1.AutoClose should be set to True at design time (default). 

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