How to Bind the Object List to Menu Controller

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  1. Erandika
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    Member since:
    Jun 2012

    Posted 04 Feb 2014 Link to this post


    I want to bind the object list (object contain the two properties called Name and ID) and when i select Menu Item I want to get post request which is contain the selected object Name and ID. Is there anyway to do this with MVC menu control?

  2. Petur Subev
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    Posted 07 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Erandika,

    When you bind your Menu to a .net collection. You can construct the URL and add parameters to it based on the collection that you bind to.

    Here is a small example I made by modifying one of our examples.

    @model IEnumerable<Kendo.Mvc.Examples.Models.Category>
          .BindTo(Model, mappings =>
                mappings.For<Kendo.Mvc.Examples.Models.Category>(binding => binding
                        .ItemDataBound((item, category) =>
                            item.Text = category.CategoryName;
                        .Children(category => category.Products));
                mappings.For<Kendo.Mvc.Examples.Models.Product>(binding => binding
                        .ItemDataBound((item, product) =>
                            item.Text = product.ProductName;
                            item.Url = "http://" + product.CompanySite+ "?someParam=foo";

    Kind Regards,
    Petur Subev
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