RadContextMenu control not working correctly in RadMenuItem

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  1. R2
    R2 avatar
    63 posts
    Member since:
    Sep 2007

    Posted 17 Dec 2008 Link to this post


    On page 52 (pg 40 in print PDF) "Context Menus", I'm doing the lesson on pages 53 - 55, however the context menu does not expand to show all the various options as shown on page 55. 

    I copied and pasted the code in my project, but I kept getting a compilation error targeting "Imports Telerik.Web.UI (in red):
    "Compiler Error Message: ASPNET: Make sure that the class defined in this code file matches the 'inherits' attribute, and that it extends the correct base class (e.g. Page or UserControl)."  

    Once I deleted the "Namespace Multipage" keyword structure.  I don't understand why I was getting a compilation error just by using the namespace. ??? 

    Here is the code per the lesson (as well as in my project):


    Protected Sub RadContextMenu1_ItemClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As  
    ' look only at child items  
    If e.Item.Level = 1 Then  
    ' find child items under "Colors" parent item  
    If (TryCast(e.Item.Parent, RadMenuItem)).Text.Equals("Colors") Then  
    ' set the color picker preset to the selected preset  
    RadColorPicker1.Preset = DirectCast([Enum].Parse(GetType(ColorPreset), e.Item.Text),  
    End If  
    End If  
    End Sub  
    End Class 

    So my two questions would be:
    1. Why is deleting the "Namespace" keyword eliminating the compilation error?  I thought creating and using Namespaces is a way to
    "package" classes.  Thus, making them more unique.

    2.  Why is the  RadContextMenu control working correctly in my application for the RadColorPicker control?  (All I see when I right-click is the word "Color".  No subitems as shown on page 43.







  2. Peter
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    Posted 20 Dec 2008 Link to this post

    Hello R2,

    The RadContextMenu tutorial which you have followed uses the previous project wit RadTabstrip as a starting point. You need to create the previous project to be able to use the Multipage namespace.

    I have tested the tutorial in a simple website and everything worked well. Please, see the attached demo for reference.

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  4. R2
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    Member since:
    Sep 2007

    Posted 23 Dec 2008 Link to this post

    Thanks, Yana.  I will try what you suggest shortly.

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