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ApplicationMenu Class

A popup menu emulating the menu in MS Office 2007 Ribbon UI.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Ribbon
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Ribbon.v19.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

This ApplicationMenu extends the standard menu by providing two vertical panes. The left pane displays menu items that are specified by the inherited PopupMenu.Items collection. While hovering over a submenu within the left pane, it's automatically expanded and displayed over the right pane.

The right pane allows you to display any control within it. To do this, assign the control to the RightPane property. The ShowRightPane property must be set to true to display the right pane.

In addition, you can display any control along the bottom edge of the ApplicationMenu. Assign this control to the BottomPane property.

The appearance of menu items is specified by the inherited PopupMenuBase.ItemsDisplayMode property. This property specifies whether items are displayed using small or large images and with or without descriptions.

In the MS Office Ribbon UI, an Application Menu is displayed when clicking the Application Button. To do this with the RibbonControl, assign an ApplicationMenu object to the RibbonControl.ApplicationMenu property.

Expanded Example

In this example, an ApplicationMenu displays specific commands in the left pane. In addition, the right and bottom panes are assigned to the menu via the RightPane and BottomPane properties.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherObject
       System.Windows.DependencyObject
          System.Windows.Media.Visual
             System.Windows.UIElement
                System.Windows.FrameworkElement
                   System.Windows.Controls.Primitives.Popup
                      DevExpress.Xpf.Core.PopupBase
                         BarPopupBase
                            DevExpress.Xpf.Bars.BarPopupExpandable
                               PopupMenuBase
                                  PopupMenu
                                     ApplicationMenu

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