ASP.NET MVC DropDownButton Overview

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The Telerik UI DropDownButton HtmlHelper for ASP.NET MVC is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI DropDownButton widget.

The DropDownButton combines the functionality of a button with that of a dropdown element. It allows users to click the primary button and open the drop-down popup to choose from a list of additional actions.

Initializing the DropDownButton

The following example demonstrates how to define the DropDownButton.

        .Items(items => {
            items.Add().Id("keep-text").Text("Keep Text Only").Icon("clipboard-text");
            items.Add().Id("paste-html").Text("Paste as HTML").Icon("clipboard-code");
            items.Add().Id("paste-markdown").Text("Paste Markdown").Icon("clipboard-markdown");
            items.Add().Id("paste-default").Text("Set Default Paste");

Functionality and Features

  • Items—You can configure the DropDownButton by adding items to the popup and customizing them.
  • Appearance—You can customize the appearance of the DropDownButton by configuring its size, fill mode, theme color, and border radius.
  • Icons—You can enhance the DropDownButton's textual content by adding icons.
  • Accessibility—You can access the DropDownButton by using different screen readers.
  • Events—Handling the Click(), Open(), and Close() events of the DropDownButton allows you to implement custom functionality.

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