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NavBarItemCollection.Add(String) Method

Adds a new item to the collection and specifies the item’s display text.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public NavBarItem Add(
    string text
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
text String

A String value specifying the item’s display text. Initializes the item’s NavBarItem.Text property.

Returns

Type Description
NavBarItem

A NavBarItem object representing the newly created item.

Remarks

Use the Add method to add a new item with the specified settings to the NavBarItemCollection object.

Example

The code sample below demonstrates how to populate an ASPxNavBar control with groups and items manually, in unbound mode. The image below shows the result.

ASPxNavBar_AddItems

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
     if (!IsPostBack) {
            CreateNavBar();
     }
}

//Create NavBar initial structure. 
void CreateNavBar() {
     string[] GroupTexts = { "Home", "News", "Products", "Client Center" };
     foreach (string Text in GroupTexts) {
          MyASPxNavBar.Groups.Add(Text);
     }
     MyASPxNavBar.Groups.FindByText("News").Items.Add("Subscriptions");
     NavBarItem[] ProductsItems = { 
          new NavBarItem("Downloads"), 
          new NavBarItem("Support"), 
          new NavBarItem("Order") 
     };
     MyASPxNavBar.Groups.FindByText("Products").Items.Add(ProductsItems);
}

//Add a new group
protected void btnAddGroup_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
     if (tbItemName.Text != "") {
          MyASPxNavBar.Groups.Add(tbItemName.Text);
     }
}

//Add a new item
     protected void btnAddItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
        if ((MyASPxNavBar.ActiveGroup != null) && (tbItemName.Text != "")) {
            MyASPxNavBar.ActiveGroup.Items.Add(tbItemName.Text);
     }
}
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