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Menu.Orientation Property

Gets or sets the direction in which to render the Menu control.

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

public Orientation Orientation { get; set; }
<asp:Menu Orientation="Orientation" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.Orientation
One of the Orientation enumeration values. The default is Orientation.Vertical.

Use the Orientation property to specify the direction in which to render the Menu control. The following table lists the available directions.

Orientation

Description

Orientation.Horizontal

The Menu control is rendered horizontally.

Orientation.Vertical

The Menu control is rendered vertically.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Orientation property to display a horizontal menu.


<%@ 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 Orientation Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Menu Orientation Example</h3>

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

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