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ASPxHtmlEditorSettings.AllowContextMenu Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the editor’s specific context menu is available to end-users in design view and html view.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor.v20.2.dll


public DefaultBoolean AllowContextMenu { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


One of the DefaultBoolean enumeration settings.

Available values:

Name Description

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.


Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.


The value is determined by the current object’s parent object setting (e.g., a control setting).

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to AllowContextMenu
ASP.NET Controls and MVC Extensions ASPxHtmlEditor
ASP.NET MVC Extensions HtmlEditorSettings


Options include:

Setting Description
True Context menu (ASPxPopupMenu) is enabled within the ASPxHtmlEditor.
False Context menu is disabled within the ASPxHtmlEditor.
Default A browser’s context menu is used for the ASPxHtmlEditor.

The following code snippets demonstrate how to customize the AllowContextMenu property’s value.

ASPxHtmlEditor1.Settings.AllowContextMenu = false;


If the AllowContextMenu property is set to DefaultBoolean.False, the context menu is not invoked via a right click within the ASPxHtmlEditor’s Design View Area. In this instance, end-users are allowed to modify the editor’s content using only visual UI elements (such as Toolbar Items).

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