WPF Dropdown Button (DropDownButtonAdv) Overview

5 May 20211 minute to read

The WPF dropdown button (or DropDownButtonAdv) provides advanced menu-like appearance to the button UI. When the arrow is clicked, it displays a dropdown list with various options for selection.

Key features

  • Data Binding - Data binding allows the flow of data between UI elements and data object on user interface.

  • Size Mode - Predefined sizes, such as small, normal and large, can be set to the button.

  • Image - Provides options for loading image in button.

  • Command Binding - Provides support to execute any action on clicking the instance.

  • Drop Direction - The direction of the drop-down popup can be changed in a number of ways.

  • Resizing - Use re-sizing gripper to increase or decrease pop-up height and width.

  • Multiline - Provides support for displaying multiple lines of text in large button.

  • Localization - Provides support to customize the text in the user interface based on the local culture.

  • Right-to-left (RTL) - The text direction and layout of the control can be displayed in the right-to-left direction.

  • Custom Items - Provides support to add custom items to dropdown menu group.