How to add or build my custom context menu?

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Posted 8 years ago by Nassim Farhat
Version: 11.2.0551
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Hello,

Back with the old syntax editor, we used to be able to alter the context menu to whatever we wanted by hooking up to the editor's ContextMenuRequested event as such:

private void OnContextMenuRequested(object sender, ContextMenuRequestEventArgs e)
{
...
ContextMenu menu = this.STsyntaxEditor.GetDefaultContextMenu();
...
...
//build the context menu and show it
...
this.STsyntaxEditor.DefaultContextMenuEnabled = false;
}
The events do not seem to be the same with the WPF editor.

I tried to hookup to the editor's event:
OnContextMenuOpening()
but it never fired unless i clicked on the scroll bars or the editor margin, but on the editor itself the event was not triggered.

How do i accomplish this in SyntaxEditor WPF?

Thank you
Nassim

[Modified at 01/06/2012 04:26 PM]

[Modified at 01/09/2012 09:33 AM]

Comments (2)

Posted 8 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Nassim,

We show our default context menu in a SyntaxEditor.OnContextMenuOpening override if e.Handled is still false and SyntaxEditor.IsDefaultContextMenuEnabled is false. Our override of that method calls base.OnContextMenuOpening(e); before we start our logic so the event should fire if WPF would normally fire it.

If you aren't getting a ContextMenuOpening event, then perhaps try inheriting SyntaxEditor and overriding the OnContextMenuOpening method like we do.


Actipro Software Support

Posted 8 years ago by Nassim Farhat
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thank you... i inherited and it all went fine :)
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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