Combine the compactness of a menu with the conciseness of a string of breadcrumbs that are easy for users to remember, and you have a Windows Vista®-style address bar that’s a step ahead on the evolutionary ladder.
Mimic the Windows 7 explorer navigation bar with the entire sequence of steps that make up the user's current location that is clearly visible on a single line.
Each location can be associated with its own location image shown at the leftmost edge of the WinNavigationBar.View Sample
Drop Down Selection
Randomly access child locations using the implicit drop down button beside each location.
Return to Previous Locations
At the rightmost edge of the WinNavigationBar is a drop down history of previously visited locations.
Much like a toolbar control, you can add functional buttons to the WinNavigationBar.
Display switches into an editable navigation path, allowing the user to quickly reach a location by typing in its path.