items[]

Provides drop-down menu items.

Default Value: null

The items array can contain:

If you need to update the widget items, reassign the entire items array as shown in the following example:

JavaScript
dropDownButtonInstance.option('items', newItems);

As an alternative to items, you can use the dataSource option. It accepts the DataSource object, whose underlying stores provide an API that allows you to update individual items without reassigning the entire item collection.

NOTE
Do not use the items option if you use dataSource, and vice versa.

badge

Specifies the text of a badge displayed for the list item.

Type:

String

If the option value is undefined or an empty string, the badge is not displayed.

component

An alias for the template option specified in React. Accepts a custom component. Refer to Using a Custom Component for more information.

disabled

Specifies whether the widget item responds to user interaction.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

html

Specifies html code inserted into the widget item element.

Type:

String

icon

Specifies the list item's icon.

Type:

String

This option accepts one of the following:

onClick

A handler for the click event raised for a certain item in the drop-down field.

Type:

Function

|

String

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

DropDownButton

The widget's instance.

element

HTMLElement or jQuery

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

event

Event (jQuery or dxEvent)

The event that caused the function to execute. It is a dxEvent or a jQuery.Event when you use jQuery.

model

Object

Model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

render

An alias for the template option specified in React. Accepts a rendering function. Refer to Using a Rendering Function for more information.

template

Specifies a template that should be used to render this item only.

Type:

template

Template Data: undefined

The following types of the specified value are available.

  • Assign a string containing the name of the required template.
  • Assign a jQuery object of the template's container.
  • Assign a DOM Node of the template's container.
  • Assign a function that returns the jQuery object or a DOM Node of the template's container.
See Also

text

Specifies text displayed for the widget item.

Type:

String

visible

Specifies whether or not a widget item must be displayed.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true