animation Boolean|Object

A collection of Animation objects, used to change default animations. A value of false will disable all animations in the widget.

animation:true is not a valid configuration.

Available animations for the ContextMenu are listed below. Each animation has a reverse options which is used for the close effect by default, but can be over-ridden by setting the close animation. Each animation also has a direction which can be set off the animation (i.e. slideIn:Down).

slideIn

ContextMenu content slides in from the top.

fadeIn

ContextMenu content fades in.

expand

ContextMenu content expands from the top down. Similar to slideIn.

Example

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            open: {
                effects: "fadeIn"
            }
        }
    });
</script>

animation.close Object

The animation that will be used when closing sub menus.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            close: {
                effects: "slideIn:up"
            }
        }
    });
</script>

animation.close.effects String

Effect to be used when closing the popup.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            close: {
                effects: "slideIn:up"
            }
        }
    });
</script>

animation.close.duration Number

Defines the close animation duration in milliseconds.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            open: {
                effects: "slideIn:down",
                duration: 100
            }
        }
     });
</script>

animation.open Object

The animation that will be used when opening sub menus.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            open: {
                effects: "slideIn:down"
            }
        }
    });
</script>

animation.open.effects String

Effect to be used when opening the popup.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            open: {
                effects: "slideIn:down"
            }
        }
    });
</script>

animation.open.duration Number

Defines the open animation duration in milliseconds.

<div id="target">Target</div>
<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
    <li>Item 2
        <ul>
            <li>Sub Item 1</li>
            <li>Sub Item 2</li>
            <li>Sub Item 3</li>
        </ul>
    </li>
</ul>
<script>
    $("#context-menu").kendoContextMenu({
        target: "#target",
        animation: {
            open: {
                effects: "zoomIn",
                duration: 100
            }
        }
     });
</script>
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