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Exception on casting to HandledMouseEventArgs

Posted on 2012-12-21
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This should be simple but ... I have this event handler on a textbox to ignore right mouse clicks. When it executes I get InvalidCastException on the 3rd line.

        private void txtUserName_MouseDown(object sender, MouseEventArgs e) {
            if (e.Button == System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Right) {
                HandledMouseEventArgs eh = (HandledMouseEventArgs)e;
                eh.Handled = true;
            }
        }

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Per http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4264579/how-to-prevent-mouse-scroll-in-toolstripcombobox and other examples, this ought to work. Instead, I get the exception. Ideas?
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by:AndyAinscow
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It is actually a MouseEventArgs, not what you try to cast it to.
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ps.  The HandledMouseEventArgs is (according to my help file) only for a mouse wheel event.
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by:BlearyEye
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I see that now... so, I want to ignore right-click for this control. Is there another way to do it? MouseEventArgs doesn't support a .Handled property.
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