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MenuStrip merge functionality cannot handle inheritance?

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Hi All,

I've run into a problem with the MenuStrip control and any help would be
greatly appreciated!

The problem I've got is that when use a control derived from the MenuStrip
class all MDI merge functionality breaks - each MDI child window is given
it's own menu rather than the mdi parent.

To repeat the problem just create a very simple dummy app that has standard
mdi parent and mdi child. Ensure that both forms have menus and that the mdi
merge functionality works. Then if you create a new class

public class MyMenuStrip : System.Windows.Forms.MenuStrip{}

And replace the MDI parents menu creation from

this.menuStrip1 = new MyMenuStrip();//System.Windows.Forms.MenuStrip();

It breaks all merge functionality!

Just to repeat, any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

-Liam




Jan 9 '06 #1
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