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Menu.LevelMenuItemStyles Property

Gets a MenuItemStyleCollection object that contains the style settings that are applied to menu items based on their level in a Menu control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.InnerProperty)]
public MenuItemStyleCollection LevelMenuItemStyles { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.MenuItemStyleCollection
A MenuItemStyleCollection that contains the style settings that are applied to menu items based on their level in a Menu control.

Use the LevelMenuItemStyles collection as an alternative to the individual style properties (such as DynamicMenuItemStyle) to control the style of menu items at the individual levels of the menu. The styles contained in this collection are applied to the menu items based on their menu level. The first style in the collection corresponds to the style of menu items in the first level of the menu. The second style in the collection corresponds to the style of menu items in the second level of the menu, and so on. This collection is most often used to generate table of contents-style navigation menus where menu items at a certain level should have the same appearance, regardless of whether they have submenus.

NoteNote

If a style is defined for a certain level using the LevelMenuItemStyles collection, this overrides any menu item style settings for the menu items at that level.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the LevelMenuItemStyles collection to apply style settings to the menu items in a Menu control based on their level.


<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>Menu LevelMenuItemStyles and LevelSelectedStyles Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Menu LevelMenuItemStyles and LevelSelectedStyles Example</h3>

      <asp:menu id="NavigationMenu"
        staticdisplaylevels="2"
        staticsubmenuindent="10" 
        orientation="Vertical"
        target="_blank"  
        runat="server">

        <levelmenuitemstyles>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="LightSteelBlue"
            forecolor="Black"/>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="SkyBlue"
            forecolor="Black"/>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="LightSkyBlue"
            forecolor="Black"/>            
        </levelmenuitemstyles>
        <levelselectedstyles>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="Cyan"
           forecolor="Gray"/>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="LightCyan"
           forecolor="Gray"/>
          <asp:menuitemstyle BackColor="PaleTurquoise"
           forecolor="Gray"/>            
        </levelselectedstyles>    

        <items>
          <asp:menuitem text="Home"
            tooltip="Home">
            <asp:menuitem text="Music"
              tooltip="Music">
              <asp:menuitem text="Classical"
                tooltip="Classical"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Rock"
                tooltip="Rock"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Jazz"
                tooltip="Jazz"/>
            </asp:menuitem>
            <asp:menuitem text="Movies"
              tooltip="Movies">
              <asp:menuitem text="Action"
                tooltip="Action"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Drama"
                tooltip="Drama"/>
              <asp:menuitem text="Musical"
                tooltip="Musical"/>
            </asp:menuitem>
          </asp:menuitem>
        </items>

      </asp:menu>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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