How to change StartMenu Direction to RTL

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  1. salhzmzm
    salhzmzm avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    Nov 2008

    Posted 16 Apr 2010 Link to this post


    I have a picture in attachment section that shows a RadRibbon in RTL and a StartMenu in wrong direction and I want to change it to follow the Ribbon (RTL).

    How I can do that?
  2. Answer
    Deyan avatar
    2026 posts

    Posted 22 Apr 2010 Link to this post

    Hi Saleh,

    Thanks for contacting us and for your question.

    In fact, the direction of the Application Menu's popup should be automatically adjusted when you turn on the RightToLeft mode but the behavior that you encounter is an issue which we are already aware of, and which will be addressed for the upcoming SP2 we plan to release in a week or so.

    I have managed to prepare a simple workaround for you, as well. Take a look at the following code snippet:

    RadPopupOpeningEventArgs eventArgs = args as RadPopupOpeningEventArgs;
                this.radRibbonBar1.RibbonBarElement.ApplicationButtonElement.DropDownMenu.HorizontalPopupAlignment = HorizontalPopupAlignment.RightToRight;
                eventArgs.CustomLocation = this.radRibbonBar1.RibbonBarElement.ApplicationButtonElement.DropDownMenu.Location;

    You can paste this code in the PopupOpening event of the Application Menu in the RadRibbonBar:

    public Form1()
                InitializeComponent();           this.radRibbonBar1.RibbonBarElement.ApplicationButtonElement.DropDownMenu.PopupOpening += new RadPopupOpeningEventHandler(DropDownMenu_PopupOpening);
            void DropDownMenu_PopupOpening(object sender, CancelEventArgs args)
                RadPopupOpeningEventArgs eventArgs = args as RadPopupOpeningEventArgs;
                this.radRibbonBar1.RibbonBarElement.ApplicationButtonElement.DropDownMenu.HorizontalPopupAlignment = HorizontalPopupAlignment.LeftToLeft;
                eventArgs.CustomLocation = this.radRibbonBar1.RibbonBarElement.ApplicationButtonElement.DropDownMenu.Location;

    I hope this is helpful.

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