Dropdown Menu - Additional Options

Menu Options

  • Menu name must be 1 - 20 alphanumeric English-only characters without spaces or punctuation.
    The first character must be alphabetic only. Examples: MainMenu, Project1MainMenu, SideMenu2.
  • The menu can have a horizontal or vertical orientation.
  • Menu width can be in pixels, percent, or defined automatically.
  • The Menu alignment can be set if the width of the menu is defined in pixels or percentage.
  • To turn off the menu's background, check the Transparent menu option.


  • Submenus height - specifies the maximum height in pixels for submenus. A submenu automatically becomes scrollable if its height less than the real height of its contents.

  • Submenus opacity - sets the transparency level in percent for submenus.
  • Event to show - specifies a user action to open submenus:

    • Hover - submenus are opened automatically when a user moves the mouse pointer over the menu element.
    • Click/Tap - submenus are opened by a mouse click or finger tap.
  • Event to hide - specifies a user action to close submenus:

    • Goes away - submenus are closed automatically when the mouse goes away.
    • Click/Tap outside - submenus are closed by a mouse click or finger tap outside the menu.
  • Fade effect - specifies whether the menu displays the submenus with animated Fade effect.

Responsive Menu

  • If the viewport width is less than the width of the menu bar, an alternate compact menu appears.

    To see the responsive menu in action, perform the following steps:

    1. Enable the Responsive menu feature.
    2. Open the menu in Preview Window.
    3. Resize the window; set the width less than the width of the menu.

    If the menu includes a large number of items, enable the Expandable nodes option to save screen space.

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