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Overflow menu

General guidance

Overflow menu is used when additional options are available to the user and there is a space constraint.



The text within an overflow menu should be direct so users can quickly decide on an action. Actions that could cause a significant change to the user’s data (delete app, delete service, etc.) are separated by a horizontal rule and live below the primary set of actions.

An overflow menu with a significant action An overflow menu with a significant action


Depending on where the Overflow Menu appears within the UI, the caret or arrow may be left or right aligned so the Overflow Menu is clearly visible.

Overflow menu right aligned
overflow menu left aligned