Disabling the property grid's summary area

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Posted 7 years ago by Jake Reed
Version: 11.2.0551
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Hi there,

Is it possible to completely disable the summary area/description in the property grid. I know you can chose by default that the user can't see the summary area with the IsSummaryVisible="False" but the user can just right click on the property and click Description to show the summary area. I want to remove it completely so its not possible to ever see the description area

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Answer - Posted 7 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Jake,

If you change PropertyGrid.IsItemDefaultContextMenuEnabled to false, then the default context menu shouldn't show.

Please note that a side effect of that is that the user won't have access to the Reset menu item then.  But you can handle the PropertyGrid.ItemContextMenuOpening event and create a ContextMenu on the PropertyGridDataAccessorItem that is passed, and add a MenuItem on that context menu like:

MenuItem menuItem = new MenuItem();
menuItem.Command = PropertyGrid.ResetPropertyValueCommand;
menuItem.CommandParameter = this;
menu.Items.Add(menuItem);

That should do the trick.


Actipro Software Support

Posted 7 years ago by Jake Reed
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Thank you very much. That sound do the trick

Jake

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 1 month ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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