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Right click pop up menu

Is there anyway you can make the grid like excel where when u right click on a cell it pops up the context copy paste menu? The way it works now is that it just selects the cell then u have to right click a second time to bring up the copy paste menu? Thanks Phil

2 Replies

BE Ben April 22, 2004 09:27 AM

I don''t know if this still applies in 2.0 unfortunately but in 1.6 I had to set a context menu for the grid and you have to create your own context menu but after that you will get the desired effect.


AD Administrator Syncfusion Team April 22, 2004 09:47 AM

The Copy/Paste menu you are seeing on the second right-click is the standard context menu that you see when you right-click an active TextBox control. (If you right-click twice in a CheckBox cell or a ComboBox cell, then you will not see this same menu). In fact, you probably are using teh OriginalTextBox celltype if you see a contextmenu, since one does not display for the TextBox celltype as that is a RichTextBox control. You can avoid the right-click from selecting the cell by setting Me.grid.Model.Options.SelectCellsMouseButtonsMask = MouseButtons.Left If you do this, then your user may realize that he has to right-click on an active cell to see the context menu for the cell control. If you want a context menu to work for the grid (and not some embedded cell control), you can use the technique described in this KB. http://www.syncfusion.com/Support/article.aspx?id=10054 If you want to aloways see a consistent context help menu whether you click over a active cell or not, then you can use the technique discussed in this forum thread. http://www.syncfusion.com/Support/forums/message.aspx?MessageID=5109

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