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Finding a contextmenustrip strip added in design time.

Finding a contextmenustrip strip added in design time.

Finding a contextmenustrip strip added in design time.

Ok so I added a contextmenustrip to form1 in a winforms app. I have a standard class elsewhere that takes a treenode as a parameter and does things to it. One of the things I would like to do is set the context menu. The context menu was added to the form manually at design time.

I have tried things like:


public static void MethodThatAddsAContextMenu(TreeNode node) { node.ContextMenu = Application.OpenForms[0].Controls["myContextMenu"] as ContextMenuStrip;

And a what seems like a million subtle and not so subtle variations. My code doesn't find the control. Although it looks like the context menu isn't actually part of the forms control collection when I drill in via my watch list.

Any help appreciated. Also I did this on my iPad, looks like its formatted ok but apologies if not.

Thanks in advance.

RE: Finding a contextmenustrip strip added in design time.

Have you try the FindControl method on the form?

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