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DropDownButton Class

The button that can be associated with a popup control or a context menu. It is possible to prevent the button from receiving focus on a click.

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

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Use this control if a button needs to be associated with a popup control or a context menu. The DropDownButton object can contain a dropdown arrow, which can either be displayed as a separate button, merged into the main button, or hidden:

Use the DropDownArrowStyle property to specify the display mode of the dropdown arrow.

To associate the button with a popup control/context menu, use the DropDownControl property. The following objects can be used as popup controls:

Note

If you use a PopupMenu or PopupControlContainer as a dropdown control, a MenuManager must be specified. See MenuManager to learn more.

Setting the ActAsDropDown property to false prevents the associated DropDownControl from being displayed.

The SimpleButton.AllowFocus inherited property can be set to false to prevent the button from being focused.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             ControlBase
                BaseControl
                   BaseStyleControl
                      BaseButton
                         SimpleButton
                            DropDownButton

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