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ASPxMenuBase.RootItemSubMenuOffset Property

Gets specific offset settings for submenus of the root menu items.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v22.1.dll

Declaration

public ItemSubMenuOffset RootItemSubMenuOffset { get; }

Property Value

Type Description
ItemSubMenuOffset

An ItemSubMenuOffset object that contains specific offset settings for the root menu items’ submenus.

Remarks

Use the RootItemSubMenuOffset property to access and customize specific offset settings which define how submenus of different root menu items are shifted horizontally and vertically relative to their parent root menu items.

Example

This part of the Tabbed Menu demo illustrates how to customize the ASPxMenu control as a hierachical menu (with popped out submenus) which looks like a set of tabs.

Gradient borders for the menu’s root items (tabs) are drawn by using the RootItemTextTemplate property. The control’s style settings are defined via the ASPxMenuBase.ItemStyle property, ASPxMenuBase.SubMenuStyle property,etc.

...
<dxm:ASPxMenu EnableTheming="False" ID="ASPxMenu1" CssClass="TabbedMenu" 
runat="server" AppearAfter="0" DataSourceID="XmlDataSource1" ItemSpacing="0px" 
SeparatorHeight="28px" SeparatorWidth="1px" ShowSubMenuShadow="False" 
BorderBetweenItemAndSubMenu="HideRootOnly" Font-Names="Tahoma" Font-Size="8pt" 
Font-Underline="False" ForeColor="Black" AutoPostBack="True" SyncSelectionMode="None" 
ClientInstanceName="tabbedMenu" AllowSelectItem="True" SelectParentItem="True">
     <ItemStyle CssClass="rootItem" Wrap="False">
         <BackgroundImage ImageUrl="~/Menu/Images/TabbedMenu/RootItemSeparator.gif" 
         Repeat="NoRepeat" HorizontalPosition="right" />
         <Paddings Padding="0px" />
         <HoverStyle CssClass="rootItemHover">
         </HoverStyle>
         <SelectedStyle CssClass="rootItemSelected">
         </SelectedStyle>
     </ItemStyle>
     <Paddings Padding="0px" />
     <Border BorderStyle="None" />
     <RootItemSubMenuOffset X="-1" Y="-2" FirstItemX="-1" FirstItemY="-2" LastItemX="-1"
         LastItemY="-2" />
     <SubMenuStyle GutterWidth="0px" ItemSpacing="0px" BackColor="White" CssClass="menu">
         <Paddings Padding="1px" />
         <Border BorderColor="#919191" BorderStyle="Solid" BorderWidth="1px" />
     </SubMenuStyle>
     <SubMenuItemStyle Wrap="False">
         <HoverStyle BackColor="#EDEDED">
             <Border BorderWidth="0px" />
         </HoverStyle>
         <Paddings Padding="5px" PaddingLeft="7px" PaddingRight="7px" />
     </SubMenuItemStyle>
     <VerticalPopOutImage Height="5px" Url="~/Menu/Images/TabbedMenu/ItemArrow.gif" 
     Width="4px" />
     <ItemSubMenuOffset X="-1" Y="-2" FirstItemY="-3" LastItemY="-2" />
     <LinkStyle Color="Black">
         <Font Underline="False"></Font>
     </LinkStyle>
     <RootItemTextTemplate>
         <div><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr>
         <th class="WhiteBorderRight">
         <dxe:ASPxLabel ID="lblText" runat="server" EnableTheming="False" Text='<%# Eval("Text") %>' />
         </th></tr></table></div>
     </RootItemTextTemplate>
 </dxm:ASPxMenu>
...
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