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

Examples

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## Only run these examples in interactive R sessions

if (interactive()) {
library(shiny)
# ========== 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)

# ========== Dynamic dropdownMenu ==========
# Example message data in a data frame
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
)

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)
}

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