'Telerik.WinControls.UI.RadContextMenu' cannot be converted to 'System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenu'

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  1. Curtis
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    Oct 2014

    Posted 03 Oct 2015 Link to this post

    I'm sure i'm missing something simple but the solution eludes me - i'm trying to use a RadContextMenu instead of the standard Windows.Forms.ContextMenu but receive the following error:

     

    'Telerik.WinControls.UI.RadContextMenu' cannot be converted to 'System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenu'.

     

    Any help or suggestions would be very much appreciated!

    -Curtis

     

  2. Curtis
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    Oct 2014

    Posted 03 Oct 2015 in reply to Curtis Link to this post

    Sure enough, it was simple!  For anyone finding this thread...here's how it's done:

    1) Drop your RadContextMenu onto your form.

    2) Edit the Items collection as needed.

    3) ADD a RadContextMenuManager control to your form...this will auto-create a new Property for every control on that form - property name?  RadContextMenu of course!  Click that and your context menu created in step #1 will show up on the list.

     

    -C

     

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  4. Hristo Merdjanov
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    Posted 05 Oct 2015 Link to this post

    Hi Curtis,

    Thank you for sharing your solution with our community.

    Indeed, this is the proper way to add a RadContextMenu to your application. Additional information is also available in the following documentation articles:  I hope this helps. Should you have further questions please do not hesitate to write back.

    Regards,
    Hristo Merdjanov
    Telerik
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