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IDXDropDownControl.Show Method

Displays the current popup control using a menu manager.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

manager
Type: IDXMenuManager
An IDXMenuManager object that displays a popup control in a specific manner.
control
Type: Control
A parent control for the current popup control.
pos
Type: Point
A position where a popup control will be displayed.

Expanded Remarks

A popup control will be displayed differently according to the menu manager you use. The following menu managers are supported:

  • SkinMenuManager - This manager displays a popup control as a regular menu.

    DXEditMenuItem objects are not supported by the SkinMenuManager. These items, which are used to embed in-place editors into popup controls, are presented only in text (without edit boxes).

    A DXButtonGroupItem object, which is used to present a set of linked buttons, is displayed as a sub-menu by the SkinMenuManager.

  • BarManager - This manager displays a popup control as a popup bar.

  • RibbonControl - This manager displays a popup control as a RibbonMiniToolbar.

See DXPopupMenu.MenuViewType to learn more.

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