Working with the Top-level Navigation in v4.master

The top-level navigation in the v4.master page is derived from the <SharePoint:AspMenu> control (see Figure 17.112) and uses the SPNavigationProvider for the SiteMapProvider.

Figure 17.112 Top-level navigation in SharePoint Server 2010.

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The <SharePoint:AspMenu> control exposes a number of properties, which you can modify in the master page in SharePoint Designer. Key properties include the following:

UseSimpleRendering: If set to True, the navigation renders as a simple list rather than a table. If set to False, the navigation renders as a table (which was the default in SharePoint 2007 navigation). ...

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