Connecting CMS to a dropdown

I’ve read numerous posts and watched several videos, but I can for the live of it not connect a collection to a dropdown.

My first attempt was to connect to a series of dropdowns:

Result: All regions ended up in the first menu item.

I then tried to get the collection items into the submenu section, but again all items ended up in the first submenu instead of building 6 link items:

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The solution must be simple, but I have not found the correct learning material yet. If someone would be kind enough to point me to the right place? Thanks a lot.

Can you post your read only link so we can further assist you?

Sorry Nelson I can’t show this client project publicly yet. Happy to send you the link somehow else.