Working with a Context Menu

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  1. Chris
    Chris avatar
    28 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2012

    Posted 16 Sep 2011 Link to this post


    Very new to the RAD controls so please bear with me as I have moved over from Infragistics and CSOM is totally different.
    I have implemented a context menu using the RadContextMenu and so far so good.  However I can't work out how to access the data for the selected row client side.

    What I am trying to do is to get a value from a cell in the row clicked on when the context menu was invoked.  I have tried :-

    var commandName = args.get_item().get_text();
    if (commandName == "Properties")
    // Get the row selected in the tree
    var treeList = $find("<%= componentTree.ClientID %>");
    var row = treeList.get_selectedItems()[0]; 
    var componentID = treelist.getCellByColumnUniqueName(row, 'EmployeeID');

    // ...amd from the row get the component id"./componentproperties.aspx?componentid=" + componentID + "&src=compview"); 


    But this does not work - reading a bit further I don't think that the get_selectedItems is returning the selected rows which is a bit of a flaw in my understanding of this.  Any advice please on how to get the value of  call from the selected row?
  2. Mira
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    1124 posts

    Posted 21 Sep 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Chris,

    Please examine the Integration with RadContextMenu demo to see how the desired functionality can be implemented.
    The get_item() property of the event arguments of the OnItemContextMenu event is the right-clicked TreeListDataItem object.

    I hope this helps.

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