Element Binding in Windows Forms Radial Menu

Radial Menu Items is populated with the business object collection. This section explains how to create a Radial Menu that shows the list of Application commands.

Slice count

Slice Count functionality is used to define the maximum number of menu items (slices) that is made visible by default in the Radial Menu.

// Allocate space for number of items

this.radialMenu1.WedgeCount = 8;
 Allocate space for number of items

Me.radialMenu1.WedgeCount = 8

Menu View is enabled by default on load using the following code example.

// Display Menus initially.
this.radialMenu1.MenuVisibility = true;
Display Menus initially.
Me.RadialMenu1.MenuVisibility = True

The current state of the menu displayed is maintained and restored back when the menu is initialized back dynamically.

Following code example illustrates the State Persistence.

// Retain the old state of the Radial Menu while loading.

this.radialMenu1.PersistPreviousState = true;
Retain the old state of the Radial Menu while loading.

Me.radialMenu1.PersistPreviousState = True

Custom images

A custom set of images are configured to the Menu using ImageListAdv in the Radial Menu Control.

Following code example illustrates the Custom Images.

// Custom images configured to Radial Menu.

  this.radialMenu1.ImageList = this.imageListAdv1;
Custom images configured to Radial Menu.

Me.radialMenu1.ImageList = Me.imageListAdv1

Index based ordering

Menu items in Radial Menu are arranged based on their respective indices. You can arrange the items in index-based order or in a sequential order by enabling this functionality.

// Menu Items will be arranged in Index based.

this.radialMenu1.UseIndexBasedOrder= true;
Menu Items will be arranged in Index based.

Me.radialMenu1.UseIndexBasedOrder= true

Populating color palette

Radial Color Palette is configured with the set of colors in Radial Menu using the following code example.

//Creates RadialColorPalette

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialColorPalette radialColorPalette1;

this.radialColorPalette1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialColorPalette();

//Image index

this.radialColorPalette1.ImageIndex = 0;



this.radialColorPalette1.Text = "Color";



// Image collection configured to Radial Menu.

  this.radialMenu1.ImageList = this.imageListAdv1;
 Creates Radial Color Palette

Dim radialColorPalette1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialColorPalette

Me.radialColorPalette1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialColorPalette

Image index

Me.radialColorPalette1.ImageIndex = 0


Me.radialColorPalette1.Text = "Color"

Image collection configured to Radial Menu.

Me.radialMenu1.ImageList = Me.imageListAdv1

Populating font list box

Radial Font List Box is configured in Radial Menu with installed font family using the following code example.

// Creates RadialFontListBox

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialFontListBox radialFontListBox1;

this.radialFontListBox1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialFontListBox();

//Image index

this.radialFontListBox1.ImageIndex = 3;            

this.radialFontListBox1.Text = "Font";

// Image collection configured to Radial Menu.

  this.radialMenu1.ImageList = this.imageListAdv1;
 Creates Radial Font List Box

Dim radialFontListBox1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialFontListBox

Me.radialFontListBox1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialFontListBox



Image index



Me.radialFontListBox1.ImageIndex = 3



Me.radialFontListBox1.Text = "Font"

Image collection configured to Radial Menu.

Me.radialMenu1.ImageList = Me.imageListAdv1

Populating Radial Menu Slider

Radial Menu Slider is configured in Radial Menu with minimum and maximum value.

//Creates Radial Menu Slider

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialMenuSlider radialMenuSlider1;

this.radialMenuSlider1 = new Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialMenuSlider();

//Image index

this.radialMenuSlider1.ImageIndex = 5;



this.radialMenuSlider1.MaximumValue = 88;

this.radialMenuSlider1.MinimumValue = 8;

this.radialMenuSlider1.Text = "Size";

// Image collection configured to Radial Menu.

  this.radialMenu1.ImageList = this.imageListAdv1;
Creates Radial Menu Slider

Dim radialMenuSlider1 As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialMenuSlider

Me.radialMenuSlider1 = New Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.RadialMenuSlider



Image index



Me.radialMenuSlider1.ImageIndex = 5



Me.radialMenuSlider1.MaximumValue = 88

Me.radialMenuSlider1.MinimumValue = 8

Me.radialMenuSlider1.Text = "Size"

Image Collection configured to Radial Menu.

Me.radialMenu1.ImageList = Me.imageListAdv1