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BarSubItem Class

Represents a sub-menu.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The BarSubItem represents a sub-menu capable of displaying various bar item links:

  • regular commands represented by BarButtonItem objects;
  • other sub-menus;
  • editors represented by BarEditItem objects, etc.

Clicking a BarSubItem link invokes a popup displaying menu items. The following image shows a File sub-menu containing regular commands and two sub-menus (New and Add Project):

Note

If you create Bar Items in code, note that these objects may not function properly without being associated with a BarManager or RibbonControl. To create a Bar Item, use a Bar Item constructor that has the BarManager parameter. When creating a Bar Item in code for use within a RibbonControl, use a Bar Item constructor that has the BarManager parameter, and pass the RibbonControl.Manager object as this parameter.

See Bar Item Links to learn more.

Expanded Example

The following code shows how to create bars and bar items in code.

In the example two bars are created - a main menu (a bar that is stretched to match the form's width), and a regular bar. The main menu will contain three sub-menus (File, Edit and View), each having its own bar items. The second bar will display the Output button, which is also available via the View submenu of the first bar:

Bars are added to the BarManager.Bars collection. Bar items are added to bars via the Bar.AddItem and Bar.AddItems methods.

To avoid flickering while adding and customizing bars and bar items, the code that performs the customization is enclosed with the BarManager.BeginUpdate and BarManager.EndUpdate method calls.

To respond to clicking bar items, the BarManager.ItemClick event is handled.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          BarItem
             BarCustomContainerItem
                BarLinkContainerItem
                   BarSubItem

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