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DefaultColumnMenuItemNames Class

Contains default item captions displayed within the column context menu.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public class DefaultColumnMenuItemNames :


Refer to the following help topic for more information on how to change default menu item captions: Localizing WPF Controls via Localizer Objects.


The following example demonstrates how to customize the grid’s context menu at runtime. This sample removes the default Show Column Chooser menu item from the Column Context Menu and adds a custom item instead.

Handle the DataViewBase.ShowGridMenu event. In the event handler, change the GridMenuEventArgs.Customizations collection to modify the list of menu items. To remove a menu item with its link, use the RemoveBarItemAndLinkAction instance. To add a custom menu item, add a new BarButtonItem object to the GridMenuEventArgs.Customizations collection.

View Example

    <dxg:TableView ShowGridMenu="TableView_ShowGridMenu" />
private void TableView_ShowGridMenu(object sender, GridMenuEventArgs e) {
    // Check whether this event was raised for a column's context menu.
    if (e.MenuType != GridMenuType.Column) return;

    // Remove the Column Chooser menu item.
    e.Customizations.Add(new RemoveBarItemAndLinkAction() { 
        ItemName = DefaultColumnMenuItemNames.ColumnChooser });

    // Create a custom menu item and add it to the context menu.
    BarButtonItem bi = new BarButtonItem();
    bi.Name = "customItem";
    bi.Content = "Custom Item";
    bi.ItemClick += new ItemClickEventHandler(customItem_ItemClick);

private void customItem_ItemClick(object sender, ItemClickEventArgs e) {
    // Implement the custom action.
    // ...


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