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How to load custom controls in the ToolStripDropDownButton DropDown?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: RibbonControlAdv

Load custom controls

You can load custom control as dropdown of the ToolStripDropDownButton by using the DropDown property in the ToolStripDropDownButton. This property helps you to assign the custom dropdown to dropdown of the ToolStripDropDownButton.


//Assigns the custom DropDown to the ToolStripDropDownbutton
this.toolStripDropDownButton1.DropDown = new CustomDropDown(this.menuStrip1);
//Creates the CustomDropDown class
public class CustomDropDown : ToolStripDropDown
    public CustomDropDown(MenuStrip menuStrip)
        this.Items.Add(new ToolStripControlHost(menuStrip));


'Assigns the custom DropDown to the ToolStripDropDownbutton
Me.toolStripDropDownButton1.DropDown = New CustomDropDown(Me.menuStrip1)
'Creates the CustomDropDown class
Public Class CustomDropDown
     Inherits ToolStripDropDown
     Public Sub New(ByVal menuStrip As MenuStrip)
         Me.Items.Add(New ToolStripControlHost(menuStrip))
     End Sub
End Class


Custom Dropdown loaded in the ToolStripDropDown button

Figure 1: Custom DropDown loaded in the ToolStripDropDown button.


C#: CustomDropDown_C#

VB: CustomDropDown_VB

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