Icon DropDownButton

You can enhance the textual content of the DropDownButton by adding image, predefined, or custom icons to it.

With a view to the web standards, it is better to use a background image because icons are used for decoration and not for representing structural content.

The DropDownButton provides options for:

  • Using the built-in Kendo UI icons. They are applied through the icon property and displayed as a background for the DropDownButton. To see the full list of the web font icons in Kendo UI, refer to the article on styles and layout.
  • Adding FontAwesome and other font icons. They are implemented by setting the required third-party CSS classes through the iconClass property.
  • Adding image icons. They are applied through the imageUrl property of the component.

The following example demonstrates how to use the different types of icons in a DropDownButton.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.5.0/css/font-awesome.min.css">
const settings = [{
    text: 'My Profile'
}, {
    text: 'Friend Requests'
}, {
    text: 'Account Settings'
}, {
    text: 'Support'
}, {
    text: 'Log Out'
}];
const imageUrl = 'http://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/content/shared/icons/16/star.png';
const bookmarks = [{
    text: 'Show All'
}, {
    text: 'Bookmark This Page'
}, {
    text: 'Import'
}, {
    text: 'Export'
}];

class ButtonContainer extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (
            <div className="row example-wrapper">
              <div className="col-xs-12 col-sm-6 example-col">
                <p>Kendo UI font icon</p>
                <DropDownButton items={settings} icon="cog" text="User Settings" />
                <DropDownButton items={settings} icon="cog" />
              </div>
              <div className="col-xs-12 col-sm-6 example-col">
                <p>FontAwеsome icon</p>
                <DropDownButton items={settings} iconClass="fa fa-cog fa-fw" text="User Settings" />
                <DropDownButton items={settings} iconClass="fa fa-cog fa-fw" />
              </div>
              <div className="col-xs-12 col-sm-6 example-col">
                <p>Image icon</p>
                <DropDownButton items={bookmarks} imageUrl={imageUrl} text="Bookmarks" />
                <DropDownButton items={bookmarks} imageUrl={imageUrl} />
              </div>
            </div>
        );
    }
}
ReactDOM.render(
    <ButtonContainer/>,
    document.querySelector('my-app')
);

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