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PathDirection Enumeration

Indicates the hierarchical order in which navigation nodes are rendered for site-navigation controls.

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

public enum PathDirection

Member nameDescription
RootToCurrentNodes are rendered in a hierarchical order from the top-most node to the current node, from left to right.
CurrentToRootNodes are rendered in a hierarchical order from the current node to the top-most node, from left to right.

The PathDirection enumeration is used by the SiteMapPath control to specify the ordering used to render site map nodes. If the PathDirection property is set to RootToCurrent, the navigation path is displayed in the most common way, from the top-most node to the current node, from left to right. If the PathDirection is set to CurrentToRoot, the navigation path is displayed from the current node to the top-most node, from left to right.

The following code example demonstrates how to declaratively set the PathDirection property of a SiteMapPath in a Web Forms page.

<%@ 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>
        <title>Catalog</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
            <p><asp:SiteMapPath runat="server" ID="SiteMapPath1"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Bold="true"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Names="Arial Black"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Italic="True"
                    RootNodeStyle-ForeColor="Green"
                    CurrentNodeStyle-ForeColor="Orange"
                    PathSeparator="<::>"
                    PathDirection="CurrentToRoot"
                    RenderCurrentNodeAsLink="false"
                    ShowToolTips="false"/></p>
        </form>
    </body>
</html>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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