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  Asked By: Devika    Date: May 03    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 880

The attached image shows the portal link after I have placed web part on a WSS page; I really like how he has added the "Down to" arrow. I would like to be able to accomplish this using a menu that I created based off of code Dustin Miller shared ( www.sharepointblogs.com/.../339.aspx). The problem is I am not a developer :)

I generally take code that people have written and modify it slightly to meet my specific needs. Can anyone point me to an existing article/resource that might explain how to do this?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Isidro Berger     Answered On: May 03

What follows is sample code  showing how to create a dynamically
generated menu  in WSS; drop it into a CEWP to and mouse over the arrow:

<menu id="menu_WPQ_" class="ms-SrvMenuUI"></menu>
<SPAN class="ms-HoverCellInActive"
style="CURSOR: hand"
onmouseover="MainMenu(this);"
onmouseout="this.className='ms-HoverCellInActive'"
nowrap valign="bottom"
>
<IMG SRC="/_layouts/images/Menu1.gif" border="0" />
</SPAN>

<script type="Text/JavaScript" language="JavaScript">
// Generate dynamic menu example
// todd@... MindsharpBlogs.com/Todd
// CopyRight (c) 2006, All Rights Reserved
// Last updated 03/24/2005
// Please don't delete this header

var IMG_PATH = "/_layouts/images/";
var SEP = ", ";

var menu = document.getElementById("menu_WPQ_");

function MainMenu(span)
{
try
{
this.className = "ms-HoverCellActiveDark";

var options = new Array(8);
options[0] = "http://www.altavista.com, AltaVista";
options[1] = "http://web.ask.com, Ask";
options[2] = "http://www.google.com, Google";
options[3] = "http://www.hotbot.com, HotBot";
options[4] = "http://search.lycos.com, Lycos";
options[5] = "http://search.msn.com, MSN";
options[6] = "http://www.search.com, CNet";
options[7] = "http://search.yahoo.com, Yahoo!";

//Define a wss  dynamic smart menu
if(menu)
{
//Add an option
CAMOpt(menu, "option1",
"document.location.href=\"http://wss1\";",
IMG_PATH + "aca16.gif", "Menu tooltip is broken");

//Add a Seperator
CAMSep(menu);

//Add a submenu with two options
var opts = CASubM(menu, "More Options",
IMG_PATH + "active.gif", "submenu tooltip also broken");

var opts11 = CASubM(opts, "Option 1.1",
IMG_PATH + "acl16.gif", "");
CAMOpt(opts, "Option 1.2",
"document.location.href=\"http://sps1\";",
IMG_PATH + "acl16.gif", "");

for(var i=0; i<options.length; i++)
{
option = options[i].split(SEP);
optionUrl = option[0];
optionName = option[1];

CAMOpt(opts11, optionName,
"document.location.href=\"" + optionUrl + "\";","", "");
}
}

OMenuInt(menu_WPQ_, span, 0, 0, 0);
}
catch(e)
{
alert(e.Message);
}
}
</script>

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Schuyler Le     Answered On: May 03

Can you explain  how you got the drop down arrow to display to the right of the link  to the portal  in your webpart?

 
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