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Sams Teach Yourself SharePoint® 2010 Development in 24 Hours by Vinu Santhakumari, Manpreet Singh, Sohail Sayed

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Understanding SharePoint 2010 Navigation

Navigation elements are an essential part of any user interface. SharePoint provides navigation features in the form of a top navigation bar, the Quick Launch menu on the left, and the breadcrumbs. The navigation in SharePoint is based on the ASP.NET Provider model, which encapsulates the user interface from the underlying data source. The following sections look at the various user interface elements of the SharePoint navigation in more detail.

Top Navigation Bar

The top navigation bar displays a tab for each site and pages contained within the root site of the site collection based on the navigation settings. A dynamic drop-down menu displays the subsites and pages for each tab.

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