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Collapsed

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Kebab

Kebab align right

Align right

Align top

Split button (checkbox)

Split button (checkbox with toggle text)

Split button (action)

With groups

Group 2

Group 3

With groups and dividers between groups


Group 2


Group 3

With groups and dividers between items

Group 2

Group 3

Panel

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The dropdown panel is provided for flexibility in allowing various content within a dropdown.

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Documentation

Overview

The dropdown menu can contain either links or buttons, depending on the expected behavior when clicking the menu item. If you are using the menu item to navigate to another page, then menu item is a link. Otherwise, use a button for the menu item.

Accessibility

AttributeAppliedOutcome
aria-expanded="false".pf-c-dropdown__toggle, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-buttonIndicates that the menu is hidden.
aria-expanded="true".pf-c-dropdown__toggle, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-buttonIndicates that the menu is visible.
aria-label="Actions".pf-c-dropdown__toggle, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-buttonProvides an accessible name for the dropdown when an icon is used instead of text. Required when icon is used with no supporting text.
aria-hidden="true".pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon, <i>, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-textHides the icon from assistive technologies.
hidden.pf-c-dropdown__menuIndicates that the menu is hidden so that it isn't visible in the UI and isn't accessed by assistive technologies.
aria-labelledby="{toggle button id}".pf-c-dropdown__menuGives the menu an accessible name by referring to the element that toggles the menu.
aria-labelledby="{checkbox id} {toggle text id}".pf-m-split-button .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check > input[type="checkbox"]Gives the checkbox an accessible name by referring to the element by which it is described.
disabled.pf-c-dropdown__toggle, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-button, .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check > input[type="checkbox"]Disables the dropdown toggle and removes it from keyboard focus.
disabledbutton.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemWhen the menu item uses a button element, indicates that it is unavailable and removes it from keyboard focus.
aria-disabled="true"a.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemWhen the menu item uses a link element, indicates that it is unavailable.
tabindex="-1"a.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemWhen the menu item uses a link element, removes it from keyboard focus.

Usage

ClassAppliedOutcome
.pf-c-dropdown<div>Defines the parent wrapper of the dropdown.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle<button>Defines the dropdown toggle.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon<span>Defines the dropdown toggle icon.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-text<span>Defines the dropdown toggle text. Required when text is present, adds truncation.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-check<label>Defines a checkbox in the toggle area of a split button dropdown.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-button<button>Defines the toggle button for a split button dropdown.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu<ul>, <div>Defines the parent wrapper of the menu items.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item<a>Defines a menu item that navigates to another page.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-icon<span>Defines the wrapper for the menu item icon.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-description<div>Defines the wrapper for the menu item description.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-main<div>Defines the wrapper for the menu item main element. Use when the description element is present.
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image<span>Defines the wrapper for the dropdown toggle button image.
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item<button>Defines a menu item that performs an action on the current page.
.pf-c-dropdown__group<section>Defines a group of items in a dropdown. Required when there is more than one group in a dropdown.
.pf-c-dropdown__group-title<h1>Defines the title for a group of items in the dropdown menu.
.pf-m-expanded.pf-c-dropdownModifies for the expanded state.
.pf-m-top.pf-c-dropdownModifies to display the menu above the toggle.
.pf-m-align-right.pf-c-dropdown__menuModifies to display the menu aligned to the right edge of the toggle.
.pf-m-split-button.pf-c-dropdown__toggleModifies the dropdown toggle area to allow for interactive elements.
.pf-m-action.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-buttonModifies the dropdown toggle for when an action is placed beside a toggle button in a split button dropdown.
.pf-m-text.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemModifies a menu item to be non-interactive text.
.pf-m-plain.pf-c-dropdown__toggleModifies to display the toggle with no border.
.pf-m-primary.pf-c-dropdown__toggleModifies to display the toggle with primary styles.
.pf-m-disableda.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemModifies to display the menu item as disabled. This applies to a.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item and should not be used in lieu of the disabled attribute on button.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item.
.pf-m-disableddiv.pf-c-dropdown__toggleModifies to display the dropdown toggle as disabled. This applies to div.pf-c-dropdown__toggle and should not be used in lieu of the disabled attribute on button.pf-c-dropdown__toggle. When this is used, disabled should also be added to any form elements in div.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.
.pf-m-icon.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemModifies an item to support adding an icon.
.pf-m-active.pf-c-dropdown__toggleModifies the dropdown menu toggle for the active state.
.pf-m-description.pf-c-dropdown__menu-itemModifies an item to support adding a description.

CSS variables

.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingTop
0.375rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingBottom
0.375rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--MinWidth
44px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--FontSize
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--FontWeight
400
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--LineHeight
1.5
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
transparent
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderWidth
1px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderTopColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderRightColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#8a8d90
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderLeftColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--hover--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--active--before--BorderBottomWidth
2px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--active--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--focus--before--BorderBottomWidth
2px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--focus--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-expanded__toggle--before--BorderBottomWidth
2px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-expanded__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--disabled--BackgroundColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--hover--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--disabled--Color
#d2d2d2
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--child--LineHeight
1.5
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--Color
#fff
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--BorderRadius
3px
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--BackgroundColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--hover--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--active--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--focus--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-expanded__toggle--m-primary--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-button--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingTop
0.375rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingRight
0.25rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingBottom
0.375rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingLeft
0.25rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--BackgroundColor
transparent
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--first-child--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--last-child--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--m-action--child--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--m-action--child--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--m-action__toggle-button--MarginRight
calc(-1 * 1px)
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button__toggle-check__input--TranslateY
-0.0625rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button__toggle-text--MarginLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon--LineHeight
1.5
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon--MarginRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon--MarginLeft
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-top--m-expanded__toggle-icon--Rotate
180deg
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--BackgroundColor
#fff
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--BoxShadow
0 0.25rem 0.5rem 0rem rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.12), 0 0 0.25rem 0 rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.06)
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--PaddingTop
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--PaddingBottom
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--Top
calc(100% + 0.25rem)
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu--ZIndex
200
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-top__menu--Top
0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--m-top__menu--TranslateY
calc(-100% - 0.25rem)
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--BackgroundColor
transparent
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingTop
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingRight
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingBottom
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingLeft
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--FontSize
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--FontWeight
400
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--LineHeight
1.5
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--hover--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--disabled--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--hover--BackgroundColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--disabled--BackgroundColor
transparent
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--m-text--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-icon--MarginRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-icon--Width
1.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-icon--Height
1.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-description--FontSize
0.75rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item-description--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group--group--PaddingTop
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingTop
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingRight
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingBottom
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingLeft
1rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--FontSize
0.875rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--FontWeight
700
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image--MarginTop
0.25rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image--MarginBottom
0.25rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image--MarginRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--c-divider--MarginTop
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown--pf-c-dropdown--c-divider--MarginBottom
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown .pf-c-divider:last-child--pf-c-dropdown--c-divider--MarginBottom
0
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-disabled:not(.pf-m-plain)--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-button > *:first-child--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-button > *:last-child--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-button.pf-m-action--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-button.pf-m-action--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-split-button.pf-m-action .pf-c-dropdown__toggle-button:last-child--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--m-action__toggle-button--MarginRight
0
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle:not(.pf-m-action):hover::before--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle:not(.pf-m-action):active::before--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle:not(.pf-m-action):focus::before--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-m-expanded > .pf-c-dropdown__toggle:not(.pf-m-action)::before--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--before--BorderBottomColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-plain:hover--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-plain.pf-m-disabled--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--Color
#d2d2d2
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--Color
#fff
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#06c
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary:hover--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary:active--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary:focus--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-m-expanded > .pf-c-dropdown__toggle.pf-m-primary--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColor
#004080
.pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image:last-child--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-image--MarginRight
0
.pf-c-dropdown.pf-m-top .pf-c-dropdown__menu--pf-c-dropdown__menu--Top
0
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item:hover--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--Color
#151515
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item:hover--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--BackgroundColor
#f0f0f0
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item:disabled--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item:disabled--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--BackgroundColor
transparent
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item.pf-m-text--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--Color
#6a6e73
.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item.pf-m-text:hover--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--BackgroundColor
transparent

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