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Server-side Programming Overview

You can configure the settings of RadSplitButton and create its items in the code-behind via the Server-Side API of the control.

RadSplitButton Public Properties and Methods

For a list with the server-side properties and methods of the control, see the Server-Side API of the RadSplitButton class. You can also find it in the IntelliSense in Visual Studio.

Information about the Server-side APIs of the embedded ContextMenu you can find in the dedicated articles:

RadSplitButton Server-side Events

Property Description
OnClick raised when the RadSplitButton or one of its ContextMenu Items is clicked. (AutoPostBack=true)
OnCommand raised on Postback triggered by the SplitButton. The CommandArgument and CommandName are passed as event arguments.

Create a RadSplitButton in the Code-behind

<asp:PlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolder1" runat="server"></asp:PlaceHolder>
protected void Page_Init(object sender, EventArgs e)
    var splitButton = new RadSplitButton();
    splitButton.ID = "RadSplitButton1";
    splitButton.Skin = "Silk";
    splitButton.Text = "SplitButton";
    splitButton.CommandArgument = "CustomCommandArgument";
    splitButton.CommandName = "Command1";

    var menuItem = new RadMenuItem("SplitButton");
    menuItem.Value = "Command1";
    menuItem = new RadMenuItem("Action2");
    menuItem.Value = "Command2";
    menuItem = new RadMenuItem("Action3");
    menuItem.Value = "Command3";

Protected Sub Page_Init(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    Dim splitButton = New RadSplitButton()
    splitButton.ID = "RadSplitButton1"
    splitButton.Skin = "Silk"
    splitButton.Text = "SplitButton"
    splitButton.CommandArgument = "CustomCommandArgument"
    splitButton.CommandName = "Command1"
    Dim menuItem = New RadMenuItem("SplitButton")
    menuItem.Value = "Command1"
    menuItem = New RadMenuItem("Action2")
    menuItem.Value = "Command2"
    menuItem = New RadMenuItem("Action3")
    menuItem.Value = "Command3"

End Sub

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