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How to display a customizable ContextMenu in WinForms SyntaxEditor (EditControl)?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 11, 2019

Customize the context menu

We can have a customizable Context Menu that allows the user to add custom menu items or delete the existing ones. The default context menu has the standard Visual Studio.NET context menu like look and feel with default menu items. The default menu items can be cleared, and any number of custom menu items can be added to the context menu in addition to the default menu items.

C#

// Add an event handler that is called each time the menu is dropped down where you can add custom menu items.
this.editControl1.MenuFill += new EventHandler(cm_FillMenu);
private void cm_FillMenu(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    ContextMenuManager cm = (ContextMenuManager) sender;
    //Add custom custom context menu items and their Click eventhandlers
    cm.AddMenuItem("&Find", new EventHandler(ShowFindDialog));
    cm.AddMenuItem("&Replace", new EventHandler(ShowReplaceDialog));
    cm.AddMenuItem("&Goto", new EventHandler(ShowGoToDialog));
}

 

VB

'' Add an event handler that is called each time the menu is dropped down where you can add custom menu items.
AddHandler editControl1.MenuFill, AddressOf cm_FillMenu
Private Sub cm_FillMenu(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
   Dim cm As ContextMenuManager = CType(sender, ContextMenuManager)
   ''Add custom custom context menu items and their Click eventhandlers
   cm.AddMenuItem("&Find", New EventHandler(AddressOf ShowFindDialog))
   cm.AddMenuItem("&Replace", New EventHandler(AddressOf ShowReplaceDialog))
   cm.AddMenuItem("&Goto", New EventHandler(AddressOf ShowGoToDialog))
End Sub

 

Reference link: https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/syntax-editor/editing#context-menu-options

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