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Examples

Expanded

Collapsed

Disabled

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 separators between groups


Group 2


Group 3

With groups and separators between items

Group 2

Group 3

Panel

[Panel contents here]

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

Primary toggle

 

Documentation

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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.
role="separator"li.pf-c-dropdown__separatorIndicates that the separator is a separator.
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<i>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<button>Defines a menu item that performs an action on the current page.
.pf-c-dropdown__separator<li>, <hr>Defines a separator within the menu. Can be used between items (<li>) or between groups (<hr>). There are no visual differences between the types of elements used as a separator. The different elements allowed are only to support valid markup depending on where you place the separator.
.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-hover.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item, .pf-c-dropdown__toggleForces display of the hover state of the element. This state is primarily for demonstration purposes and would not normally be used in lieu of the :hover pseudo-class.
.pf-m-focus.pf-c-dropdown__menu-item, .pf-c-dropdown__toggleForces display of the focus state of the element. This state is primarily for demonstration purposes and would not normally be used in lieu of the :focus pseudo-class.
.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-active.pf-c-dropdown__toggleForces display of the active state of the element. This state is primarily for demonstration purposes and would not normally be used in lieu of the :active pseudo-class.
.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.

CSS Variables

--pf-c-dropdown__c-divider--MarginBottomc_dropdown__c_divider_MarginBottom
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__c-divider--MarginTopc_dropdown__c_divider_MarginTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group--first-child--PaddingTopc_dropdown__group_first_child_PaddingTop
0
--pf-c-dropdown__group--group--PaddingTopc_dropdown__group_group_PaddingTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group--PaddingTopc_dropdown__group_PaddingTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--Colorc_dropdown__group_title_Color
#737679
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--FontSizec_dropdown__group_title_FontSize
0.875rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--FontWeightc_dropdown__group_title_FontWeight
700
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingBottomc_dropdown__group_title_PaddingBottom
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingLeftc_dropdown__group_title_PaddingLeft
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingRightc_dropdown__group_title_PaddingRight
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__group-title--PaddingTopc_dropdown__group_title_PaddingTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__menu_BackgroundColor
#fff
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--BorderWidthc_dropdown__menu_BorderWidth
1px
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--BoxShadowc_dropdown__menu_BoxShadow
0 0.0625rem 0.0625rem 0rem rgba(3,3,3,0.05),0 0.25rem 0.5rem 0.25rem rgba(3,3,3,0.06)
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__menu_item_BackgroundColor
transparent
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--Colorc_dropdown__menu_item_Color
#737679
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--disabled--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__menu_item_disabled_BackgroundColor
transparent
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--disabled--Colorc_dropdown__menu_item_disabled_Color
#737679
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--FontSizec_dropdown__menu_item_FontSize
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--FontWeightc_dropdown__menu_item_FontWeight
400
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--hover--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__menu_item_hover_BackgroundColor
#ededed
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--hover--Colorc_dropdown__menu_item_hover_Color
#151515
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--LineHeightc_dropdown__menu_item_LineHeight
1.5
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingBottomc_dropdown__menu_item_PaddingBottom
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingLeftc_dropdown__menu_item_PaddingLeft
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingRightc_dropdown__menu_item_PaddingRight
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu-item--PaddingTopc_dropdown__menu_item_PaddingTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--PaddingBottomc_dropdown__menu_PaddingBottom
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--PaddingTopc_dropdown__menu_PaddingTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--Topc_dropdown__menu_Top
0
--pf-c-dropdown__menu--ZIndexc_dropdown__menu_ZIndex
200
--pf-c-dropdown__separator--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__separator_BackgroundColor
#d2d2d2
--pf-c-dropdown__separator--Heightc_dropdown__separator_Height
1px
--pf-c-dropdown__separator--MarginBottomc_dropdown__separator_MarginBottom
0
--pf-c-dropdown__separator--MarginTopc_dropdown__separator_MarginTop
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--active--BorderBottomColorc_dropdown__toggle_active_BorderBottomColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--active--BorderBottomWidthc_dropdown__toggle_active_BorderBottomWidth
2px
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_BackgroundColor
#004080
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BorderBottomColorc_dropdown__toggle_BorderBottomColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BorderLeftColorc_dropdown__toggle_BorderLeftColor
#ededed
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BorderRightColorc_dropdown__toggle_BorderRightColor
#ededed
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BorderTopColorc_dropdown__toggle_BorderTopColor
#ededed
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--BorderWidthc_dropdown__toggle_BorderWidth
1px
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-button--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_button_Color
#151515
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_Color
#fff
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--disabled--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_disabled_BackgroundColor
#ededed
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--expanded--BorderBottomColorc_dropdown__toggle_expanded_BorderBottomColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--expanded--BorderBottomWidthc_dropdown__toggle_expanded_BorderBottomWidth
2px
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--focus--BorderBottomColorc_dropdown__toggle_focus_BorderBottomColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--focus--BorderBottomWidthc_dropdown__toggle_focus_BorderBottomWidth
2px
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--FontSizec_dropdown__toggle_FontSize
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--FontWeightc_dropdown__toggle_FontWeight
400
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--hover--BorderBottomColorc_dropdown__toggle_hover_BorderBottomColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon--MarginLeftc_dropdown__toggle_icon_MarginLeft
1rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle-icon--MarginRightc_dropdown__toggle_icon_MarginRight
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--LineHeightc_dropdown__toggle_LineHeight
1.5
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--BorderColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_plain_BorderColor
transparent
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_m_plain_Color
#d2d2d2
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--disabled--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_m_plain_disabled_Color
#d2d2d2
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-plain--hover--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_m_plain_hover_Color
#151515
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--active--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_primary_active_BackgroundColor
#004080
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_primary_BackgroundColor
#06c
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--Colorc_dropdown__toggle_m_primary_Color
#fff
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--focus--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_primary_focus_BackgroundColor
#004080
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-primary--hover--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_primary_hover_BackgroundColor
#004080
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button__toggle-check__input--Transformc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button__toggle_check__input_Transform
translateY(-0.0625rem)
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button__toggle-text--MarginLeftc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button__toggle_text_MarginLeft
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--BackgroundColorc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_child_BackgroundColor
transparent
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingBottomc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_child_PaddingBottom
0.375rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingLeftc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_child_PaddingLeft
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingRightc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_child_PaddingRight
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--child--PaddingTopc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_child_PaddingTop
0.375rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--first-child--PaddingLeftc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_first_child_PaddingLeft
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--m-split-button--last-child--PaddingRightc_dropdown__toggle_m_split_button_last_child_PaddingRight
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--MinWidthc_dropdown__toggle_MinWidth
44px
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingBottomc_dropdown__toggle_PaddingBottom
0.375rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingLeftc_dropdown__toggle_PaddingLeft
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingRightc_dropdown__toggle_PaddingRight
0.5rem
--pf-c-dropdown__toggle--PaddingTopc_dropdown__toggle_PaddingTop
0.375rem
--pf-c-dropdown--m-expanded__toggle--m-primary--BackgroundColorc_dropdown_m_expanded__toggle_m_primary_BackgroundColor
#004080
--pf-c-dropdown--m-top__menu--Topc_dropdown_m_top__menu_Top
0
--pf-c-dropdown--m-top__menu--Transformc_dropdown_m_top__menu_Transform
translateY(calc(-100% - 0.25rem))
--pf-c-dropdown--m-top--m-expanded__toggle-icon--Transformc_dropdown_m_top_m_expanded__toggle_icon_Transform
rotate(180deg)