RadContextMenu to RadButtonElement on RibbonBar

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  1. Kamila
    Kamila avatar
    3 posts
    Member since:
    Mar 2012

    Posted 05 Jun 2012 Link to this post


    How to add RadContextMenu to RadButtonElement on RibbonBar.

    Fore some buttons on RibbonBar i have data in db. 
    I don't know how many items there are so I can't define the number of RadMenuItems.
    I have no problem with read it from db.

    You write
    "Select the RadContextMenu component and click its Smart-Tag. From the Action Menu click on the Add ContextMenuManager option. This will create a RadContextMenuManager instance and will add a RadContextMenu property to all the controls on our form.     "
    Its not true. There no RadContextMenu property  for controls at ribbon bar (or i can't fint it).

    For some controls i wpuld like to do context menu like this


    Thanks for help
  2. Nikolay
    Nikolay avatar
    1802 posts

    Posted 06 Jun 2012 Link to this post

    Hello Kamila,

    Thank you for this question.

    Please note that a RadContextMenu property will appear on all controls, but not at the elements accommodated by these controls. To make thing more clear, in this particular scenario RadRibbonBar is a control, while RadButtonElement is just an element inside it.

    In order to be able to show a RadContextMenu at a RadButtonElement, handle the MouseDown event of this element, check of the mouse button if the right one and call the Show method of the RadContextMenu component:

    void radButtonElement1_MouseDown(object sender, MouseEventArgs e)
        if (e.Button == System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Right)

    I hope this helps.

    Kind regards,
    the Telerik team
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