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Controls Suite 4.5

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Standards-Based software
  • Menu output is XHTML 1.1 compliant.
  • Ready for ASP.NET 2.0, 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5. Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010 & 2012.
  • Based on industry standards: XML and CSS.

Easy-to-Use Software
  • Simplicity. No complex API.
  • Uses the default style and structure to see the result immediately.
  • Compact Documentation.
  • C# and VB.NET examples included.

Cross-Browser Support
  • APNSoft Menu offers full up-level cross-browser support for IE 5.5+, Firefox 0.8+, Google Chrome 6.0+, Mozilla 1.4+, Netscape 7.0+, Opera 7.5+, and Safari 1.2+.

Highly Customizable Look
  • Colors, sizes, borders and fonts can all be customized to visually integrate with any project.
  • Support for icons, background images, separators, user-defined images for submenu arrows.
  • Each menu item, submenu, separator can be customized separately.
  • Each submenu can be positioned separately.
  • Menu items can include HTML formatting.
  • Menu can be based only on images.
  • Flexible templates. Automatically identifies the type of applicable template (ASCX, XSL or HTML). Conditional Formatting for items, support for external parameters.
  • The visual appearance is specified with CSS.
  • Support for Skins. Collection of free, ready-to-use menu skins.

Rich featured
  • User roles (Security Trimming).
  • Support for Path Highlighting.
  • Changeable opening direction for submenus (horizontal and vertical).
  • Vertical, horizontal orientation.
  • Absolute or static positioning.
  • Support for transition effects.
  • Support for CSS and PNG shadows.
  • Semi-transparent menu.
  • Support for scrollable menus.
  • Support for tooltips.
  • Changeable horizontal and vertical overlap a submenu has over its parent Menu Item.
  • Support for Move/Click events for Open/Close menu.
  • Expand Delay can be customized.

Intelligent Behavior
  • Loads data on demand using AJAX.
  • Automatically checks loaded data in order to avoid extra requests.
  • Structure checking. APNSoft Menu checks the structure for duplicated IDs and wrong-referenced elements in the database table with menu structure.
  • Saves its state after PostBack.
  • Automatically displayed over HTML select boxes, Flash movies and other ActiveX components.
  • Search Engine Optimization. Allows search engines index your site properly.
  • Special repositioning logic prevents "stacking" for submenus.
  • Health Checking. Can generate client-side messages which allow developers control the menu status.

Flexible Programming Options
  • Server-side API. APNSoft Menu provides an extremely rich and powerful server-side API allowing developer to add, remove or edit menu elements and element collections.
  • Data binding support. Menu includes the DataSource property and the
    DataBind() method.
  • The Menu Structure is defined through XML and can be obtained from a static file or programmatically.
  • Has support to use the Web.sitemap file as a standard menu structure.
  • Support for client-side and server-side events.

Other Features
  • Multiple menus on a single page are allowed.
  • Generated code is dramatically small.
  • Support for Unicode characters.

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