ribbon popup and foreign controls

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Posted 14 years ago by David Sherwood
Version: 10.2.0532
I have a ribbon popup that contains some one else's ComboBox. The problem is that its drop down button closes the popup. Since its not your control, it does not have a StayOpenOnClick property. Is there a way to prevent this? I have StayOpenOnClick=True on the popup, but this doesn't do any good.

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Posted 14 years ago by David Sherwood
I found a way around it. In the PreviewMouseDown event I set e.Handled=True and IsDropDownOpen=True. This keeps the popup open, although I have to click twice for some reason.
Posted 14 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Hi David,

Unfortunately there's probably nothing that can be done there (other than what you did) since the other ComboBox is probably detecting it's in a separate focus scope (ribbon behaves as if it was in a native toolbar) and is probably restoring focus to the main focus scope. Focus leaving the popup causes it to close.

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v24.1.2) was released 2 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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