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Enable or disable context menu items in JavaScript (ES5) ContextMenu control

You can enable and disable the menu items using the enableItems method in ContextMenu. To enable menuItems, set the enable property in argument to true and vice-versa.

In the following example, the Display Settings in parent items and Medium icons in sub menu items are disabled.

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index.js
index.html
styles.css
ej.base.enableRipple(true);

//ContextMenu items definition 
var menuItems = [
    {
        text: 'View',
        items: [
          {
            text: 'Large icons'
          }, 
          {
            text: 'Medium icons'
          },
          {
            text: 'Small icons'
          }
        ]
    },
    {
        text: 'Sort By'
    },
    {
        text: 'Refresh'
    },
    {
        separator: true
    },
    {
        text: 'New'
    },
    {
        separator: true
    },
    {
        text: 'Display Settings'
    },
    {
        text: 'Personalize'
    }];

//ContextMenu model definition 
var menuOptions = {
    target: '#target',
    items: menuItems,
    beforeOpen: function(args) {
      menuObj.enableItems(['Medium icons'], false);
    }
};

var menuObj = new ej.navigations.ContextMenu(menuOptions, '#contextmenu');

menuObj.enableItems(['Display Settings'], false);
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>Essential JS 2</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">

    <!--style reference from app-->
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <!--target element-->
        <div id="target">Right click / Touch hold to open the ContextMenu</div>
        <!--element which is going to render-->
        <ul id="contextmenu"></ul>
    </div>



<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>
.shortcut {
    float: right;
    font-size: 10px;
    opacity: 0.5;
    padding-left: 50px;
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  height: 40px;
  left: 45%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 45%;
  width: 30%;
}

#container {
  visibility: hidden;
}

#target {
  border: 1px dashed;
  height: 150px;
  padding: 10px;
  position: relative;
  text-align: justify;
  color: gray;
  user-select: none;
}

To disable sub menu items, use the beforeOpen event.