MenuItem that allows for arbitrary nodes to be embedded within it,
by assigning a
Node to the
CustomMenuItem attempts to make arbitrary nodes
appear more natural in the Menu. For
example, you automatically get hover highlighting when the user hovers their
mouse over the node (or navigates to it using keyboard or other alternate means).
A useful property of this class is
hideOnClick. This boolean specifies whether the CustomMenuItem
will be automatically hidden should the user click within the bounds of the
This is of particular use when the node inside this CustomMenuItem is a
control that requires user interaction, as by setting the hideOnClick
property to false means the user can interact with it without the menu hiding.
Note that by default hideOnClick is true.
An example of how to use CustomMenuItem is shown below.
CustomMenuItem customMenuItem = new CustomMenuItem(new Slider()); customMenuItem.setHideOnClick(false);
If this CustomMenuItem, with the
Slider within it, is placed in a
menu, you'll be presented with a slider that is horizontally centered when
the menu is visible, and interacting with the slider will not result in the