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Add Custom DropDown

Bellow are the exact steps that demonstrate how to add a custom dropdown when using RadEditor for MOSS:

  1. Open the respective ToolsFile situated in the /Program Files/Common Files/Microsoft Shared/web server extensions/wpresources/RadEditorSharePoint/5.x.x.0**1f131a624888eeed/Resources folder and add the custom dropdown's declaration e.g.


    <tool name="CustomDropdown" type="dropdown">
     <item name="Item 1" Value="1"/>
     <item name="Item 2" Value="2"/>
     <item name="Item 3" Value="3"/>
  2. Next, open the /Program Files/Common Files/Microsoft Shared/web server extensions/wpresources/RadEditorSharePoint/5.x.x.0**1f131a624888eeed/Resources/MOSSEditorTools.js file and add the dropdown's command:


    Telerik.Web.UI.Editor.CommandList["CustomDropdown"] = function (commandName, editor,args) { 
        alert("Value selected: " + args.get_value()); 
  3. To improve the custom dropdown's appearance, you should provide image file for it, by setting the following CSS class in corresponding Master page:


    .rade_toolbar.<skinName> .<commandName>
     background-image: url(MyImage.gif)!important;
    .rade_toolbar.Telerik .CustomDropdown
     background-image: url(http://www.telerik.com/DEMOS/ASPNET/RadControls/Editor/Skins/Default/buttons/CustomDialog.gif)!important;
  4. Clear the browser's cache and test the result.

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