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pixelware
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pixelware asked on 30 Apr 2009, 09:20 AM
Good morning Telerik Team,

I'm wondering if it's possible to use a Windows ContextMenuStrip on RadTreeNode control. I see it's possible to use it on the Radtreeview control, but I need context menus on the RadTreeNodes too.

Thanks,

Teba.

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Victor
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answered on 30 Apr 2009, 12:01 PM
Hello Pixelware,

Thank you for using our support system.

You can assign a RadDropDownMenu to a RadTreeNode. You cannot assign a Winforms ContextMenu because RadTreeNode does not inherit from Control class and we have not explicitly implemented usage of a standard menu there. Please share with us what is stopping you from using a RadDropDownMenu for your tree nodes. Your feedback would be greatly appreciated. I am looking forward to your reply.

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answered on 08 May 2009, 02:48 PM
Hi Telerik,

Am I missing something...  In version 6.1.0.0 of WinControls I see RadDropDownMenu control in the choose toolbox items dialog in VS2008, but...  We have recently upgraded to version 2009.1.9.414 and I no longer can find the RadDropDownMenu control.

So...  How do I add a context menu to a RadTreeView using version 2009.1.9.414?

Many thanks,
~Mike
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Victor
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answered on 08 May 2009, 04:09 PM
Hi Mike,

Thank you for writing.
 
You can add a context menu to a node like this:
 
RadDropDownMenu m = new RadDropDownMenu();  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem1"));  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem2"));  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem3"));  
this.radTreeView1.Nodes[0].ContextMenu = m;  
 
 
and you can add a context menu to RadTreeView like this:
 
RadContextMenu m = new RadContextMenu();  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem1"));  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem2"));  
m.Items.Add(new RadMenuItem("MenuItem3"));  
 
RadContextMenuManager manager = new RadContextMenuManager();  
manager.SetRadContextMenu(this.radTreeView1, m); 
 
Please write back if you need further assistance.

Greetings,
Victor
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answered on 08 May 2009, 04:24 PM
Okay, so you no longer provide a control?

Could you give me an example of wiring events for my context menu items?  IE:  MenuItem1_Click event and a dynamically created object.

Sorry, event writting on dynamic object is a new concept for me.

~Mike
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Victor
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answered on 11 May 2009, 09:41 AM
Hello Mike,

Yes, certainly. Here is how to do this:

public Form1()  
{  
    InitializeComponent();  
    RadMenuItem menuItem = new RadMenuItem("Click me!");  
    menuItem.Click += new EventHandler(menuItem_Click);  
}  
 
void menuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)  
{  
    // Do something when clicked  

Please note that for .NET related concepts you should refer to Microsoft Developer Network, as you will find answers more quickly than waiting for us to respond on the forum. For using events you can review this page. Do not hesitate to write again if you need assistance with our controls.

Kind regards,
Victor
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