renderMenu: Create dynamic menu output (server side)

Description Usage Arguments See Also Examples

Description

Create dynamic menu output (server side)

Usage

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renderMenu(expr, env = parent.frame(), quoted = FALSE, outputArgs = list())

Arguments

expr

An expression that returns a Shiny tag object, HTML(), or a list of such objects.

env

The environment in which to evaluate expr.

quoted

Is expr a quoted expression (with quote())? This is useful if you want to save an expression in a variable.

outputArgs

A list of arguments to be passed through to the implicit call to uiOutput() when renderUI is used in an interactive R Markdown document.

See Also

menuOutput for the corresponding client side function and examples.

Other menu outputs: dropdownMenuOutput(), menuItemOutput(), menuOutput(), sidebarMenuOutput()

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## Only run these examples in interactive R sessions

if (interactive()) {
  library(shiny)
  library(bs4Dash)
  messageData <- data.frame(
    from = c("Admininstrator", "New User", "Support"),
    message = c(
      "Sales are steady this month.",
      "How do I register?",
      "The new server is ready."
    ),
    stringsAsFactors = FALSE
  )

  # ========== Dynamic dropdownMenu ==========
  ui <- dashboardPage(
    dashboardHeader(
      title = "Dynamic menus",
      dropdownMenuOutput("messageMenu")
    ),
    dashboardSidebar(),
    dashboardBody(
      fluidRow(
        box(
          title = "Controls",
          sliderInput("slider", "Number of observations:", 1, 100, 50)
        )
      )
    )
  )

  server <- function(input, output) {
    output$messageMenu <- renderMenu({
      # Code to generate each of the messageItems here, in a list. messageData
      # is a data frame with two columns, 'from' and 'message'.
      # Also add on slider value to the message content, so that messages update.
      msgs <- apply(messageData, 1, function(row) {
        messageItem(
          from = row[["from"]],
          message = paste(row[["message"]], input$slider)
        )
      })

      dropdownMenu(type = "messages", .list = msgs)
    })
  }

  shinyApp(ui, server)


  # ========== Dynamic sidebarMenu ==========
  ui <- dashboardPage(
    dashboardHeader(title = "Dynamic sidebar"),
    dashboardSidebar(
      sidebarMenuOutput("menu")
    ),
    dashboardBody()
  )

  server <- function(input, output) {
    output$menu <- renderMenu({
      sidebarMenu(
        menuItem("Menu item", icon = icon("calendar"))
      )
    })
  }

  shinyApp(ui, server)
}

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