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==Description==
 
==Description==
Used to provide, a way to separate different links, give a title to a group of links, or provide a description before each link. See the [[Help30:Menus Menu Item Text Separator#Front End Screenshot|Front End Example]].
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Used to provide a way to separate links with images or text in a menu. Some uses might be to give a title to a group of links or allow a short description before each link or groups of links. See the [[Help30:Menus Menu Item Text Separator#Front End Screenshot|Front End Example]] screenshot below.
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==Screenshot==
 
==Screenshot==
[[Image:Create-new-Text-Separator-Menu-Item.png]]
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[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Text-Separator-screenshot.png]]
  
==Deatils==
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==Details==
 
===Details Tab===
 
===Details Tab===
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For more information please see Menu Item Manager: [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#New Menu Item Details|Details Tab]]
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====Required Settings====
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Title}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Location}}
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===Advanced Tab===
 
===Advanced Tab===
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====Link Type Options====
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===Module Assignments Tab===
 
===Module Assignments Tab===
 
See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields in '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Module Assignment Tab|Module Assignments]]''' for this Menu Item.
 
See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields in '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Module Assignment Tab|Module Assignments]]''' for this Menu Item.
  
 
==Toolbar==
 
==Toolbar==
At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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At the top left you will see the toolbar:
  
 
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==Quick Tips==
 
* It is possible to use an image as a Text Separator. A Menu Title is required. To use only image as a separator, Menu Title can be a "space".
 
  
 
==Front End Screenshot==
 
==Front End Screenshot==
[[Image:Text-Separator-look.png]]
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[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Text-Separator-front-end-screenshot.png]]
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menu Item Help Screens}}</noinclude>
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==Quick Tips==
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* It is possible to use an image as a Text Separator. Since a Menu Title is required, to use only image as a separator, the Menu Title can be a "space".
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0,3.1,3.2,3.3|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menu Item Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 11:30, 30 April 2014

Contents

How To Access

To create a new Text Separator Menu Item:

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus  Main Menu).
  • Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png and then click the Text Separator Menu Item link under System Links.

To edit an existing Text Separator Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to provide a way to separate links with images or text in a menu. Some uses might be to give a title to a group of links or allow a short description before each link or groups of links. See the Front End Example screenshot below.

Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Text-Separator-screenshot.png

Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Menu Location. The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.

Advanced Tab

Link Type Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Text-Separator-link-type-options.png
  • Link Image. Select an image to use with 'Menu Title'. Use 'Add Menu Title' set to 'No' to show just image.
  • Add Menu Title. If optional image is selected, shows a 'Menu Title' next to image. Default is 'Yes'.

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Front End Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Text-Separator-front-end-screenshot.png

Example Front End Site images are generic images using Joomla! core installation supplied free Front End Templates. The actual view can depend on the installed custom template used and the template's style for those views on a Joomla! website.

Quick Tips

  • It is possible to use an image as a Text Separator. Since a Menu Title is required, to use only image as a separator, the Menu Title can be a "space".