Dropdown Direction in WPF Dropdown Button (DropDownButtonAdv)

Dropdown direction is used to change the position of the popup being loaded while clicking the dropdown arrow. The direction can be changed using the DropDirection enumeration.

The DropDirection enumeration comprises of following values:

  • Left
  • Right
  • BottomLeft
  • BottomRight
  • TopLeft
  • TopRight

NOTE

The default value is BottomLeft.

<syncfusion:DropDownButtonAdv DropDirection="BottomLeft" SmallIcon="images\country.png" Label="Country">
    <syncfusion:DropDownMenuGroup>
        <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem HorizontalAlignment="Left" Header="India">
            <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
                <Image Source="images\india.png"/>
            </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
        </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem>
        <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem HorizontalAlignment="Left" Header="France">
            <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon   >
                <Image Source="images\france.png"/>
            </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
        </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem>
        <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem HorizontalAlignment="Left" Header="Germany">
            <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
                <Image Source="images\germany.png"/>
            </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
        </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem>
        <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem HorizontalAlignment="Left" Header="Canada">
            <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
                <Image Source="images\canada.png"/>
            </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
        </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem>
        <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem HorizontalAlignment="Left" Header="China">
            <syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
                <Image Source="images\china.png"/>
            </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem.Icon>
        </syncfusion:DropDownMenuItem>
    </syncfusion:DropDownMenuGroup>
</syncfusion:DropDownButtonAdv>
DropDownButtonAdv dropdownbutton = new DropDownButtonAdv();
dropdownbutton.Label = "Country";
dropdownbutton.DropDirection = DropDirection.BottomLeft;
dropdownbutton.SmallIcon = new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\country.png"));
DropDownMenuGroup menu = new DropDownMenuGroup();
DropDownMenuItem Item1 = new DropDownMenuItem() { Header ="India", Icon =new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\india.png")), HorizontalAlignment="Left"};
DropDownMenuItem Item2 = new DropDownMenuItem() { Header ="France", Icon =new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\france.png")), HorizontalAlignment="Left"};
DropDownMenuItem Item3 = new DropDownMenuItem() { Header ="Germany", Icon =new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\germany.png")), HorizontalAlignment="Left"};
DropDownMenuItem Item4 = new DropDownMenuItem() { Header ="Canada", Icon =new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\canada.png")), HorizontalAlignment="Left"};
DropDownMenuItem Item5 = new DropDownMenuItem() { Header ="China", Icon =new BitmapImage(new Uri("images\china.png")), HorizontalAlignment="Left"};
menu.Items.Add(Item1);
menu.Items.Add(Item2);
menu.Items.Add(Item3);
menu.Items.Add(Item4);
menu.Items.Add(Item5);
dropdownbutton.Content = menu;

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - BottomLeft

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - BottomRight

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - Right

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - Left

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - TopLeft

Drop-Direction

Drop Direction - TopRight