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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Classical menus

If I had to bet on what is probably the oldest and best known thing in the world of classical graphical user interfaces (GUIs), I would probably bet on menus. Good, old, omnipresent menus. You can see them all around—on the web or on the desktop; simple, complex, single level or cascading—they are part of almost every user interface today. However, the fact that they are so widespread leads to the idea and common feeling that you can't really fail with a menu, no matter how you implement them. You must be doing a great job, as menus have been around for years and everyone uses them.

Of course, the reality is different and, since menus are here and they are here to stay for a while, in this recipe I will explain how to add, design, ...

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