Configuration

An object defining configuration options for the dxDropDownMenu widget.

activeStateEnabled

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the widget changes its state when interacting with a user.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: true

This option is used when the widget is displayed on a platform whose guidelines include the active state change for widgets.

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buttonClickAction

An action performed when the DropDownMenu button is clicked.

Type: Action
Default Value: null

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buttonIcon

The name of the icon to be displayed by the DropDownMenu button.

Type: String
Default Value: ""

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buttonIconSrc

A URL pointing to the image to be displayed by the DropDownMenu button.

Type: String
Default Value: ""

buttonText

The text displayed in the DropDownMenu button.

Type: String
Default Value: ""

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clickAction

An action performed when the widget is clicked.

Type: Action
Default Value: null

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dataSource

The data source used to fetch data for the drop-down menu.

Type: Object
Default Value: null

The default template of a data source item object may contain the following fields.

  • html - specifies the html code inserted into the item element
  • text - specifies the text inserted into the item element

Refer to the Data-Bound Application tutorial for more information.

disabled

A Boolean value specifying whether or not a component can respond to user interaction.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

Create an observable variable and assign it to this option to specify the availability of the component at runtime.

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height

Specifies the height of the widget.

Type: Number|String|function
Default Value: undefined

The option can hold a value of the following types:

  • numeric - the height of the widget in pixels;
  • string - a CSS measurement of the widget height (e.g., "55px", "80%", "auto" and "inherit");
  • function - a function returning the widget height (e.g., height:function(){ return baseHeight - 10 + "%"; }).

itemClickAction

An action performed when the DropDownMenu item is clicked.

Type: Action
Default Value: null

An object passed to the action function assigned to this option can have the following fields besides the basic field set.

  • itemData - contains an object representing the clicked item
  • itemElement - contains an html element representing the clicked item
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itemRender

A function used to render drop-down menu items.

Type: function
Default Value: null

The rendering function should have the following parameters, and return an HTML string, element, or jQuery object representing the rendered item.

  • itemData - the object representing the rendered item
  • itemIndex - the index of the rendered item
  • itemElement - the container element containing the rendered item

itemTemplate

The name of the template used to render widget items, or the function returning the template name.

Type: String|function
Default Value: "item"

visible

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the widget is visible.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: true

width

Specifies the width of the widget.

Type: Number|String|function
Default Value: undefined

The option can hold a value of the following types:

  • numeric - the widget width in pixels;
  • string - a CSS measurement of the widget width (e.g., "55px", "80%", "auto" and "inherit");
  • function - the function returning the widget width (e.g., width:function(){ return baseWidth - 10 + "%"; }).