BarItem Types in Windows Forms PopupMenu

The various types of BarItems supported by PopupMenu are,

  • BarItem
  • ParentBarItem
  • DropDownBarItem
  • ComboBoxBarItem
  • ListBarItem
  • StaticBarItem
  • TextBoxBarItem

BarItem

BarItem represents an individual item in a menu structure.

NOTE :
Please refer “Getting Started” section for adding BarItem to the PopupMenu control.

BarItem

ParentBarItem

The ParentBarItem is a type of bar item which acts a parent control for sub-menu or itself holds child menu items for a popup menu. It can be used when a sub-menu needs to be added for a popup menu.

Adding ParentBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    ParentBarItem

    ParentBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the parent bar item by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the parent bar item from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    ParentBarItem

    ParentBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    ParentBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Appearance > Text section.

    ParentBarItem

  5. Similarly, we can add the sub menu items in BarItem Collection Editor window under Misc > Items section.

    ParentBarItem

  6. Once sub menu item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Appearance > Text section.

    ParentBarItem

  7. Similarly, we can add the image under Appearance > Image section.

    ParentBarItem

Adding ParentBarItem through code

The below code snippets add ParentBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem2;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem barItem1;        
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem barItem2;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem barItem3;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.parentBarItem2 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.barItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem();
this.barItem2 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem();
this.barItem3 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// barItem1
this.barItem1.Image = new ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(@"..\..\..\New.png"));
this.barItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.barItem1.Text = "New";
        
// barItem2
this.barItem2.Image = new ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(@"..\..\..\Copy.png"));
this.barItem2.SizeToFit = true;
this.barItem2.Text = "Copy";
           
// barItem3
this.barItem3.Image = new ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(@"..\..\..\Save.png"));
this.barItem3.SizeToFit = true;
this.barItem3.Text = "Save";

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.parentBarItem2);

// parentBarItem2
this.parentBarItem2.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem2.SizeToFit = true;
this.parentBarItem2.Text = "File";
this.parentBarItem2.Items.AddRange(new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem[] { this.barItem1, this.barItem2, this.barItem3});

// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private parentBarItem2 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private barItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem
Private barItem2 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem
Private barItem3 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.parentBarItem2 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.barItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem()
Me.barItem2 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem()
Me.barItem3 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' barItem1
Me.barItem1.Image = New ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile("..\..\..\New.png"))
Me.barItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.barItem1.Text = "New"

' barItem2
Me.barItem2.Image = New ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile("..\..\..\Copy.png"))
Me.barItem2.SizeToFit = True
Me.barItem2.Text = "Copy"

' barItem3
Me.barItem3.Image = New ImageExt(System.Drawing.Image.FromFile("..\..\..\Save.png"))
Me.barItem3.SizeToFit = True
Me.barItem3.Text = "Save"

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.parentBarItem2)

' parentBarItem2
Me.parentBarItem2.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem2.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem2.Text = "File"
Me.parentBarItem2.Items.AddRange(New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.BarItem() { Me.barItem1, Me.barItem2, Me.barItem3})

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

ParentBarItem

DropDownBarItem represents submenu that will appear as popup when clicked on it.

Adding DropDownBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    DropDownBarItem

    DropDownBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the dropdown bar item by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the dropdown bar item from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    DropDownBarItem

    DropDownBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    DropDownBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Appearance > Text section.

    DropDownBarItem

  5. To add sub menu items as popup of DropDownBarItem we need to drag and drop PopupControlContainer to the application and associate this by using PopupControlContainer property of DropDownBarItem.

    DropDownBarItem

    DropDownBarItem

  6. Drag and drop any controls like Button, Label, TextBox, Colorpicker etc… in the PopupControlContainer. In this illustration, we have used ColorPickerUIAdv.

    DropDownBarItem

Adding DropDownBarItem through code

The below code snippets add DropDownBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.DropDownBarItem dropDownBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.PopupControlContainer popupControlContainer1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv colorPickerUIAdv1;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.dropDownBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.DropDownBarItem();
this.popupControlContainer1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.PopupControlContainer();
this.colorPickerUIAdv1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.dropDownBarItem1);

// dropDownBarItem1
this.dropDownBarItem1.PopupControlContainer = this.popupControlContainer1;
this.dropDownBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.dropDownBarItem1.Text = "Color Picker";

// popupControlContainer1
this.popupControlContainer1.Controls.Add(this.colorPickerUIAdv1);
this.popupControlContainer1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(67, 165);
this.popupControlContainer1.Name = "popupControlContainer1";
this.popupControlContainer1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(200, 100);

// colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.HeaderHeight = 17;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.Name = "Recent Colors";
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.Visible = false;
        
// colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup.HeaderHeight = 17;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup.Name = "Standard Colors";
            
// colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.HeaderHeight = 17;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.IsSubItemsVisible = true;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.Name = "Theme Colors";
            
// colorPickerUIAdv1
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.BeforeTouchSize = new System.Drawing.Size(13, 13);
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.ButtonsHeight = 25;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.ColorItemSize = new System.Drawing.Size(17, 17);
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(114, 227);
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.FromArgb(((int)(((byte)(22)))), ((int)(((byte)(165)))), ((int)(((byte)(220)))));
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.MinimumSize = new System.Drawing.Size(136, 193);
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.Name = "colorPickerUIAdv1";
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.SelectedColor = System.Drawing.Color.Empty;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(212, 237);
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv.visualstyle.Default;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.TabIndex = 0;
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.Text = "colorPickerUIAdv1";
this.colorPickerUIAdv1.UseOffice2007Style = false;

// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private dropDownBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.DropDownBarItem
Private popupControlContainer1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.PopupControlContainer
Private colorPickerUIAdv1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.dropDownBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.DropDownBarItem()
Me.popupControlContainer1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.PopupControlContainer()
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.dropDownBarItem1)

' dropDownBarItem1
Me.dropDownBarItem1.PopupControlContainer = Me.popupControlContainer1
Me.dropDownBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.dropDownBarItem1.Text = "Color Picker"

' popupControlContainer1
Me.popupControlContainer1.Controls.Add(Me.colorPickerUIAdv1)
Me.popupControlContainer1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(67, 165)
Me.popupControlContainer1.Name = "popupControlContainer1"
Me.popupControlContainer1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(200, 100)

' colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.HeaderHeight = 17
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.Name = "Recent Colors"
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.RecentGroup.Visible = False

' colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup.HeaderHeight = 17
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.StandardGroup.Name = "Standard Colors"

' colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.HeaderHeight = 17
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.IsSubItemsVisible = True
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.ThemeGroup.Name = "Theme Colors"

' colorPickerUIAdv1
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.BeforeTouchSize = New System.Drawing.Size(13, 13)
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.ButtonsHeight = 25
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.ColorItemSize = New System.Drawing.Size(17, 17)
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(114, 227)
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.FromArgb((CInt(Fix((CByte(22))))), (CInt(Fix((CByte(165))))), (CInt(Fix((CByte(220))))))
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.MinimumSize = New System.Drawing.Size(136, 193)
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.Name = "colorPickerUIAdv1"
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.SelectedColor = System.Drawing.Color.Empty
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(212, 237)
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.ColorPickerUIAdv.visualstyle.Default
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.TabIndex = 0
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.Text = "colorPickerUIAdv1"
Me.colorPickerUIAdv1.UseOffice2007Style = False

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

DropDownBarItem

ComboBoxBarItem

The ComboBoxBarItem is a type of bar item, which behaves like combo box control in PopupMenu.

Adding ComboBoxBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    ComboBoxBarItem

    ComboBoxBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the combobox bar item by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the combobox bar item from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    ComboBoxBarItem

    ComboBoxBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    ComboBoxBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Data > TextBoxValue section.

    ComboBoxBarItem

  5. Similarly, we can add items collections in properties panel, under Data > ChoiceList by using String Collection Editor.

    ComboBoxBarItem

    ComboBoxBarItem

  6. Finally, we have add the ComboBoxBarItem in PopupMenu control successfully.

    ComboBoxBarItem

Adding ComboBoxBarItem through code

The below code snippets add ComboBoxBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ComboBoxBarItem comboBoxBarItem1;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.comboBoxBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ComboBoxBarItem();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.comboBoxBarItem1);

// comboBoxBarItem1
this.comboBoxBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.comboBoxBarItem1.TextBoxValue = "Edit";
this.comboBoxBarItem1.ChoiceList.AddRange(new string[] { "Cut", "Copy", "Paste", "Undo", "Redo"});
            
// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private comboBoxBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ComboBoxBarItem
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.comboBoxBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ComboBoxBarItem()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.comboBoxBarItem1)

' comboBoxBarItem1
Me.comboBoxBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.comboBoxBarItem1.TextBoxValue = "Edit"
Me.comboBoxBarItem1.ChoiceList.AddRange(New String() { "Cut", "Copy", "Paste", "Undo", "Redo"})

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

ComboBoxBarItem

ListBarItem

The ListBarItem is a type of bar item, which behaves like list control.

Adding ListBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    ListBarItem

    ListBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the ListBarItem by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the ListBarItem from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    ListBarItem

    ListBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    ListBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Appearance > Text section.

    ListBarItem

  5. Similarly, we can add child items in properties panel, under Data > ChildCaptions by using String Collection Editor.

    ListBarItem

    ListBarItem

  6. Finally, we have add the ListBarItem in PopupMenu control successfully.

    ListBarItem

Adding ListBarItem through code

The below code snippets add ListBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ListBarItem listBarItem1;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.listBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ListBarItem();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.listBarItem1);

// listBarItem1
this.listBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.listBarItem1.Text = "ListBarItem";
this.listBarItem1.ChildCaptions.AddRange(new string[] { "New", "Save", "SaveAs"});
                       
// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private listBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ListBarItem
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.listBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ListBarItem()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.listBarItem1)

' listBarItem1
Me.listBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.listBarItem1.Text = "ListBarItem"
Me.listBarItem1.ChildCaptions.AddRange(New String() { "New", "Save", "SaveAs"})

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

ListBarItem

StaticBarItem

StaticBarItem represents a BarItem that could be used as a label for an adjacent BarItem.

Adding StaticBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    StaticBarItem

    StaticBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the StaticBarItem by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the StaticBarItem from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    StaticBarItem

    StaticBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    StaticBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Appearance > Text section.

    StaticBarItem

  5. Finally, we have add the StaticBarItem in PopupMenu control successfully.

    StaticBarItem

Adding StaticBarItem through code

The below code snippets add StaticBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.StaticBarItem staticBarItem1;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.staticBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.StaticBarItem();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.staticBarItem1);

// staticBarItem1
this.staticBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.staticBarItem1.Text = "StaticBarItem";
                       
// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private staticBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.StaticBarItem
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.staticBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.StaticBarItem()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.staticBarItem1)

' staticBarItem1
Me.staticBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.staticBarItem1.Text = "StaticBarItem"

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

StaticBarItem

TextBoxBarItem

TextBoxBarItem is used to provides the TextBox functionality in the PopupMenu control.

Adding TextBoxBarItem through designer

  1. Right-clicking on PopupMenu control and select Add Default ParentBarItem… option. You can also add the default parent bar item by selecting the Add Default ParentBarItem… option from the Smart tag menu.

    TextBoxBarItem

    TextBoxBarItem

  2. Once Default ParentBarItem is added, we can add the TextBoxBarItem by right-clicking on the control in the designer and select Properties. Now, in the Properties panel, under Misc > ParentBarItem > Items select the TextBoxBarItem from the BarItem Collection Editor.

    TextBoxBarItem

    TextBoxBarItem

  3. In BarItem Collection Editor window, click on down arrow of Add button. It will display different types of bar items. Using this, user can add appropriate bar items as per their need.

    TextBoxBarItem

  4. Once item is added, we can select particular item in BarItem Collection Editor window and set text under Misc > TextBoxValue section.

    TextBoxBarItem

  5. Finally, we have add the TextBoxBarItem in PopupMenu control successfully.

    TextBoxBarItem

Adding TextBoxBarItem through code

The below code snippets add TextBoxBarItem to the PopupMenu control.

//Declaration
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu popupMenu1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem parentBarItem1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.TextBoxBarItem textBoxBarItem1;
private System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox richTextBox1;
private Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager popupMenusManager1;
        
//Initializing
this.popupMenu1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(this.components);
this.parentBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem();
this.textBoxBarItem1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.TextBoxBarItem();
this.richTextBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox();
this.popupMenusManager1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(this.components);

// popupMenu1
this.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = this.parentBarItem1;

// parentBarItem1
this.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue;
this.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;          
this.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(this.textBoxBarItem1);

// textBoxBarItem1
this.textBoxBarItem1.SizeToFit = true;
this.textBoxBarItem1.Text = "Font";
this.textBoxBarItem1.TextBoxValue = "Segoe UI";
this.textBoxBarItem1.Value = "Segoe UI";
this.textBoxBarItem1.MinWidth = 60;
                       
// richTextBox1
this.richTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 96);
this.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(this.richTextBox1, this.popupMenu1);
            
// Form1
this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(282, 253);
this.Text = "PopupMenu";
this.Controls.Add(this.richTextBox1);
this.ResumeLayout(false);
'Declaration
Private popupMenu1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu
Private parentBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem
Private textBoxBarItem1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.TextBoxBarItem
Private richTextBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox
Private popupMenusManager1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager

'Initializing
Me.popupMenu1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenu(Me.components)
Me.parentBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.ParentBarItem()
Me.textBoxBarItem1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.TextBoxBarItem()
Me.richTextBox1 = New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
Me.popupMenusManager1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.XPMenus.PopupMenusManager(Me.components)

' popupMenu1
Me.popupMenu1.ParentBarItem = Me.parentBarItem1

' parentBarItem1
Me.parentBarItem1.MetroColor = System.Drawing.Color.LightSkyBlue
Me.parentBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.parentBarItem1.Items.Add(Me.textBoxBarItem1)

' textBoxBarItem1
Me.textBoxBarItem1.SizeToFit = True
Me.textBoxBarItem1.Text = "Font"
Me.textBoxBarItem1.TextBoxValue = "Segoe UI"
Me.textBoxBarItem1.Value = "Segoe UI"
Me.textBoxBarItem1.MinWidth = 60

' richTextBox1
Me.richTextBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(100, 96)
Me.popupMenusManager1.SetXPContextMenu(Me.richTextBox1, Me.popupMenu1)

' Form1
Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(282, 253)
Me.Text = "PopupMenu"
Me.Controls.Add(Me.richTextBox1)
Me.ResumeLayout(False)

TextBoxBarItem