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Skin form — Components tab — Controls — Split/menu button

Suggest edit Updated on April 11, 2020

The presentation of a Split/Menu button is determined by a combination of styles. The button settings, for example, text and background, use the standard button styles. The menu presentation is determined by settings you specify here.

  1. Skin form — Components tab — Controls — Split/menu button
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To preview changes, save the rule and click Actions > Launch > Skin Preview > Controls.

Border

Use mixin

If desired, you can specify the Top, Left, Right, or Bottom border as none, solid, dashed, or dotted, rather than inheriting the style from the selected mixin.

Specify styles

You can specify a custom border by selecting or clearing the Apply to all sides check box:

  • When selected, you can choose the same border style, pixel width, and color for the top, right, bottom, and left borders.
  • When cleared, you can choose a border style, pixel width, and color for the top, right, bottom, and left borders individually.

The following border styles are available:

  • none
  • solid
  • dashed
  • dotted

Rounded corners

enable rounded corners (HTML5 only) Select this check box if you want the border of the overlay to have rounded corners when rendered in HTML5 Document Type. You can select this option when using a mixin or a custom border.
same for all cornersSelect to use the rounded corner settings that you specify in the Unit and Radius fields for all four corners or clear to specify the length of the x and y axis for the Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, and Bottom Right.
same x and y axis radiiSelect to specify x and y radii of the same length. If you clear this check box, specify the length of the x and y axis for the Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, and Bottom Right.
Unit Select the unit of measurement for the rounded corner settings: pixels ( px ), em (the current font size), or percentage (%).
RadiusDefine the curve of rounded corners by specifying the x (hortizontal) and y (vertical) radii of the quarter ellipse that makes the rounded corner of the overlay.

Background

Use mixin
  • Additional styles — Apply additional styles, specific to styling the text for this element, by specifying a CSS attribute and value. You must specify a CSS attribute that is related to text styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair.
Specify styles Select this check box to define a custom background:

Select the background Type:

none
Indicates no background color, similar to setting a transparent background.
solid
Enter a hexadecimal value (such as #3d3d3d), or click the box next to the Color field to choose a color.
gradient
Select the Direction in which you want to blend the background colors (horizontal or vertical. Specify the Start and Stop colors of the gradient. Specify a Backup color, in the event that the browser cannot render the gradient.
image
Select a background image by specifying the following options:
Background color
To use the background color specified in a mixin, choose obtained from mixin and then click the gear icon to select the mixin. Alternatively, you can select custom color and enter the CSS hexadecimal value or click the box next to the field to choose a color.
Location
Enter the location of the file, including the relative path. For example, images/AlphaCorpLogo.png.
Tile
Specify tile settings for the image.
  • If you want to use a single image, select None.
  • If you want a row of images in the background, select Horizontal.
  • If you want a column of images in the background, select Vertical.
  • If you want rows and columns containing the image in the background, select Both.
Position
Specify the placement of the starting tiled image, for example: top left.
Additional styles
You can apply additional styles, specific to styling the text for this element, by specifying a CSS attribute and value. You must specify a CSS attribute that is related to background styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair.

Skin rules

  • Component styles (custom style formats)

    Use the Component styles tab to define the presentation of components by creating custom style formats. After you define style formats, reference them on property panes for sections, harnesses, and controls.

  • buttons

    Styles set here apply to buttons. The following button formats are available in a skin form.

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