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DXMenuItem Class

Represents a regular menu item.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils.Menu
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The DXMenuItem class represents a regular menu item. Clicking such a menu item invokes the event handler which is assigned to the item's Click event.

DXMenuItem items can be added to menus which are represented by the DXPopupMenu class or its descendants. See this topic for more information.

Expanded Example

The following example demonstrates how to implement a custom menu in the XtraGrid control. A menu that is created is displayed when a row in a grid's view is right-clicked. It contains a submenu with a single "Delete Row" item, and a check menu item ("Merging Enabled"). The resultant menu, painted using the Money Twins skin, is shown below:

When a grid's view is right-clicked, the GridView.PopupMenuShowing event is generated. Its Menu parameter specifies the menu which is about to be invoked, and it's possible to customize it as necessary. Note that the XtraGrid doesn't display any default menu when a row is right-clicked. The PopupMenuShowing event, however, still fires in this case and its Menu parameter refers to an empty menu. So, you can use this property to add custom menu items.

In this example three menu items are created and added to the menu:
  • the "Rows" submenu which displays the "Delete Row" menu item. A submenu is represented by the DXSubMenuItem class.
  • the "Delete Row" item, represented by the DXMenuItem class. Clicking on this item deletes the clicked row.
  • the "Merging Enabled" check item, represented by the DXMenuCheckItem class. Clicking on this item triggers the GridOptionsView.AllowCellMerge option, which specifies whether the cell merging feature is enabled

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    DXMenuItem
       DevExpress.Utils.Menu.CommandMenuCheckItem<T>
       DevExpress.Utils.Menu.CommandMenuItem<T>
       CommandPopupMenu<T>
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking.DockControllerMenu
       DXButtonGroupItem
       DXEditMenuItem
       DXMenuCheckItem
       DXPopupMenu
       DXSubMenuItem
       DevExpress.XtraGrid.Menu.GridViewMenu
       ImageGalleryFilterMenu
       RichEditPopupMenu
       SchedulerMenuCheckItem
       SchedulerMenuItem
       SchedulerPopupMenu
       DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.Menu.SpreadsheetPopupMenu
       DevExpress.XtraTreeList.Menu.TreeListMenu

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