[Mono-list] Am I missing something with ContextMenuStrips and ToolStrips?

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Tue Dec 26 15:03:23 EST 2006

I think that means you are using a version from Dec 17th.  I added the 
Form.MainMenuStrip property on Dec 23rd.

So any version after the 23rd should fix that particular issue, though 
you may run into other things that aren't implemented after that one.


Maser, Dan wrote:
>   Thanks for the info!  The mono I'm using is something that I compiled
> from the tarballs, it's version "mono-1.2.20061217" which appears to be
> using a different numbering scheme than you mention.  Is version
> "1.2.20061217" better than "", or less than it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Pobst [mailto:monkey at jpobst.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 26, 2006 1:51 PM
> To: Maser, Dan
> Cc: mono-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: Re: [Mono-list] Am I missing something with ContextMenuStrips
> and ToolStrips?
> ToolStrip/MenuStrip is under heavy development.  Although they work for 
> many cases, there are plenty that are not yet implemented.  For a list 
> of which methods are missing, you can check here:
> http://mono.ximian.com/class-status/mono-HEAD-vs-fx-2/class-status-Syste
> m.Windows.Forms.html
> Also, using the MoMA reports, many of the most commonly used methods 
> have been implemented since, including the Form.MainMenuStrip 
> mentioned.  These changes are available in SVN, and will be available in
> the next release of Mono.
> A demo of what is working is available here:
> http://svn.myrealbox.com/viewcvs/trunk/winforms/toolstrip20/
> Jonathan
> Maser, Dan wrote:
>>    I've seen a few posts here and there about mono and MenuStrips, 
>> ToolStrips and ToolStripMenuItems but when I compile the latest mono I
>> get runtime errors about missing methods like 
>> "System.Windows.Forms.Form.set_MainMenuStrip()".   Is it the case that
>> MenuStrips are implemented but the methods that hook them up to Forms
> is 
>> not?  Or am I missing something about how to run my application to use
>> the newest libs?  The debug output does indicate to me that the SWF
> 2.0 
>> dll is the one reporting the error, not the 1.x version.  Any ideas?
>>    Many thanks in advance for any hints!
>>      Dan
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