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RepositoryItemTextEdit.BeforeShowMenu Event

Occurs before the editor's context menu is displayed.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Event Data

The event handler receives an argument of type DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls.BeforeShowMenuEventArgs containing data related to this event.

Expanded Remarks

You can handle this event to customize the editor's context menu. The event fires each time the menu is about to be displayed.

The editor's context menu, specified by the event's Menu parameter, is represented by the DXPopupMenu class. Menu items are represented by the DXMenuItem, DXMenuCheckItem and DXSubMenuItem objects.

Note

On Windows 7 x64, if an exception is raised within a BeforeShowMenu event handler, it is swallowed by the .NET Framework. This behavior is not reproducible in other Windows OS versions.

Expanded Example

The following code shows how to prevent an editor's standard context menu from being displayed via the BeforeShowMenu event.

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