MenuTopLevelSettings

Top Level Settings

Menu Top Level settings group enables you to set the top level menu parameters.

Size & Layout group

Width

Turn Width check box on if you want set top level width then enter the width in pixels. If width value is not specified, the top level width will be determined by its content.

Height

Turn Height check box on if you want set top level height then enter the height in pixels. If height value is not specified, the top level height will be determined by its content.

Top Padding

Enables to set the top padding in pixels for the Top level.

H Interval

Enables to set the horizontal interval (pix) between the items within the Top level. This option value(if positive) also defines the very left and right padding on the level. You can use the negative values for this option in some special cases, e.g. to get the items overlapped (each next over previous one).

 

Positive horizontal interval

Positive horizontal interval

 

Horizontal interval is -1 and items with green border.

Horizontal interval is -1 and items with green border.

You can also check the “Glossy Ice” preset to see how it works.


Level Border group

Width

Enables to set the Border Width for Top level.

Color

Enables to set the Border Color for Top level.


Background group

Turn Graphics check box on if you want to use background images. Top Level background can be composed using up to three images: left and right edges (if design requires) and middle image (repeating horizontally). The items (buttons) will appear within the middle part only so the edges can be used as additional margins.

Select the image box you wish to edit and type the image path in the edit box or browse image file by Browse button.

In this example are used the following images

bg_left

Left edge for the Top level.

bg_middle

The Top level background image will repeat to fill all the menu width.

bg_right

Right edge for the Top level.

Color

Enables to set the Background Color for Top level.