We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse, then you agree to our privacy policy and cookie policy. (Last updated on: November 16, 2018).
Unfortunately, activation email could not send to your email. Please try again.
Syncfusion Feedback

How to programmatically access/modify the main menu, other bars, and ParentBarItems?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XPToolbar |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: July 10, 2014

 

Accessing the designer generated Bar or ParentBarItem components through code and modifying them may not have any effect. Instead of that it is better to get hold of a Bar’s "Merged Equivalent" which is internally created by a merge of the MDIParent’s Bar and all the MDIChildren, if there is any. Please refer the below code snippet which illustrates this:

C#

Bar bi=this.mainFrameBarManager1.GetMergedEquivalent(this.bar1,this.bar1);

VB

Dim bi As Bar=Me.mainFrameBarManager1.GetMergedEquivalent(Me.bar1,Me.bar1)

There is also a shortcut, MainMenuBar property exposed in the MainFrameBarManager that will provide easier access to the merged main-menu-bar.

C#

this.mainFrameBarManager1.MainMenuBar.Items.Add(parentWindowMenu);

VB

Me.mainFrameBarManager1.MainMenuBar.Items.Add(parentWindowMenu)

Sample:

http://help.syncfusion.com/support/samples/KB/Tools.Windows/Tprog/prog.zip

2X faster development

The ultimate WinForms UI toolkit to boost your development speed.
ADD COMMENT
You must log in to leave a comment

Please sign in to access our KB

This page will automatically be redirected to the sign-in page in 10 seconds.

Warning Icon You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this and other websites. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or newer for a better experience.Close Icon