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IMxDocument.ContextItem Property (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMxDocument.ContextItem Property

The last item that was right-clicked.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property ContextItem As Object
public object ContextItem {get; set;}

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Desktop.


This property returns the item that was last right-clicked in the table of contents.  Use this property when creating a custom context menu.  For example, after right-clicking on a layer in the table of contents, a context menu appears which has several commands including Copy and Remove.

See Also

IMxDocument Interface