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DXPopupMenu Class

A base class for popup menus in DevExpress .NET controls.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils.Menu
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

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Many DevExpress .NET controls provide support for context menus. They provide built-in context menus for various visual elements and allow you to create custom menus or extend existing ones. Menus in these controls are represented by the DXPopupMenu class descendants. Menu items are represented by the DXMenuItem, DXMenuCheckItem, DXSubMenuItem, DXButtonGroupItem and DXEditMenuItem objects.

A DXPopupMenu can be displayed as a regular menu, popup bar or RibbonMiniToolbar. To specify the menu's display mode, use the MenuViewType property. To display the menu, use the IDXDropDownControl.Show method implemented by the DXPopupMenu class.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E3274.

This example shows how to display DXPopupMenu as a regular menu, popup bar or RibbonMiniToolbar. To change a menu's display mode, the MenuViewType property is used.



To display DXPopupMenu as a popup bar, you need to set the MenuViewType property to Toolbar and also pass a BarManager object to the DXPopupMenu.Show method. Similarly, to display DXPopupMenu as RibbonMiniToolbar, you need to set the MenuViewType property to Toolbar and also pass a RibbonControl object to the DXPopupMenu.Show method.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    DXMenuItem
       DXSubMenuItem
          DXPopupMenu
             CommandPopupMenu<T>
             DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking.DockControllerMenu
             DevExpress.XtraGrid.Menu.GridViewMenu
             ImageGalleryFilterMenu
             RichEditPopupMenu
             SchedulerPopupMenu
             DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.Menu.SpreadsheetPopupMenu
             DevExpress.XtraTreeList.Menu.TreeListMenu
             DevExpress.XtraGrid.Menu.ViewMenu

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