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By default, the ContextMenu uses a slide animation to expand subitems on a mouse hover event.

Along with the animation style and delay, you can customize the animations by using the configuration properties of the Menu. You can also configure the Menu items to open on click instead of on hover. The ContextMenu can also be configured to use a different open event from the default contextmenu (right-click).

The following example demonstrates how to change ContextMenu animation and open behavior.

<ul id="context-menu">
    <li>Item 1</li>
    <li>Item 2</li>
        animation: {
            open: { effects: "fadeIn" },
            duration: 500
        showOn: "click"

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