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Posted on 2008-06-16
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I have created a menu in VB.Net and I want when I click the MenuItem, the MenuItem should move up to the top of the list.
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Question by:tetoo
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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Please clarify two things...

(1) What version of VB.Net?
(2) Are you using MenuItem or ToolStripMenuItem?
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by:tetoo
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(1) I am using vb.net 2005 version 2
(2) I am using ToolStripMenuItem
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by:margajet24
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private void ToolStripMenuItem_ClickToMoveOnTop( object sender, EventArgs e )
{
ToolStripMenuItem item = sender as ToolStripMenuItem;
           
ToolStripMenuItemNAME.DropDownItems.RemoveAt(acToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.IndexOf(item));

ToolStripMenuItemNAME.DropDownItems.Insert(0, item);

}

try to imitate this in VB.Net

 - use ToolStripMenuItem_ClickToMoveOnTop as the delegate for the eventhandler
 - use in all ToolStripMenuItem subitems
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rachitkohli earned 300 total points
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Following is the code which will do as per your requirement, you need to replace the menu item & dropdown item names with yours.
Just to simplify , am putting up my scenario for the following code
Main menu is FileToolStripMenuItem
Dropdown menus are NewToolStripMenuItem, OpenToolStripMenuItem, SaveToolStripMenuItem

You can add more dropdown menus after the handle keyword as shown in the code.
Private Sub NewToolStripMenuItem_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles NewToolStripMenuItem.Click, OpenToolStripMenuItem.Click, SaveToolStripMenuItem.Click
        Dim ts As ToolStripMenuItem
        ts = CType(sender, ToolStripMenuItem)
        FileToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.RemoveAt(FileToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.IndexOf(ts))
        FileToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.Insert(0, ts)
 
    End Sub

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