Start Menu Items and their click events

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  1. Robert LeGood
    Robert LeGood avatar
    28 posts
    Member since:
    Dec 2007

    Posted 01 Feb 2013 Link to this post

    Hi all,

    A very annoying issue that I hope I can get some help on.   When I create Start Menu items and respond to their click events, if I have breakpoints in my code, the start menu sits on top of VS.

    Not a huge issue, except that it sits over most of the menu items, so if there's a crash, I can't hit the button to force the app to stop.

    Is there a way to force the start menu to close *before* it executes the event?

    Thanks!

    Rob.
  2. Ivan Todorov
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    Ivan Todorov avatar
    688 posts

    Posted 06 Feb 2013 Link to this post

    Hello Robert,

    Thank you for contacting us.

    The popup is remaining visible because there is a fade animation when it is closed and when you hit a break point, the animation has not yet been finished. To overcome the issue, you can disable the animations of the application menu:

    public Form1()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
        this.radApplicationMenu1.DropDownButtonElement.DropDownMenu.AnimationEnabled = false;
    }

    Assuming that you would only need to disable the animations when the application is in debug mode, you can surround this setting with #if DEBUG directive.

    I hope I was able to help. If you have any additional questions, feel free to ask.

    Greetings,
    Ivan Todorov
    the Telerik team
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