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Configuration

An object defining configuration options for the Toolbar widget.

See Also

dataSource

Binds the widget to data.

Default Value: null

If you use DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls, refer to the Bind Controls to Data article.

The Toolbar works with collections of string values or objects.

Depending on your data source, bind the Toolbar to data as follows. If the data source provides objects, also specify the itemTemplate. You can skip this part if the objects contain fields described in the Default Item Template section.

  • Data Array
    Assign the array to the dataSource option.

  • Read-Only Data in JSON Format
    Set the dataSource option to the URL of a JSON file or service that returns JSON data.

  • OData
    Implement an ODataStore.

  • Web API, PHP, MongoDB
    Use one of the following extensions to enable the server to process data according to the protocol DevExtreme widgets use:

    Then, use the createStore method to configure access to the server on the client as shown below. This method is part of DevExtreme.AspNet.Data.

    jQuery
    JavaScript
    $(function() {
        let serviceUrl = "https://url/to/my/service";
        $("#toolbarContainer").dxToolbar({
            // ...
            dataSource: DevExpress.data.AspNet.createStore({
                key: "ID",
                loadUrl: serviceUrl + "/GetAction",
                insertUrl: serviceUrl + "/InsertAction",
                updateUrl: serviceUrl + "/UpdateAction",
                deleteUrl: serviceUrl + "/DeleteAction"
            })
        })
    });
    Angular
    app.component.ts
    app.component.html
    app.module.ts
    import { Component } from '@angular/core';
    import CustomStore from 'devextreme/data/custom_store';
    import { createStore } from 'devextreme-aspnet-data-nojquery';
    
    @Component({
        selector: 'app-root',
        templateUrl: './app.component.html',
        styleUrls: ['./app.component.css']
    })
    export class AppComponent {
        store: CustomStore;
        constructor() {
            let serviceUrl = "https://url/to/my/service";
            this.store = createStore({
                key: "ID",
                loadUrl: serviceUrl + "/GetAction",
                insertUrl: serviceUrl + "/InsertAction",
                updateUrl: serviceUrl + "/UpdateAction",
                deleteUrl: serviceUrl + "/DeleteAction"
            })
        }
    }
    <dx-toolbar ...
        [dataSource]="store">
    </dx-toolbar>
    import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
    import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
    import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
    
    import { DxToolbarModule } from 'devextreme-angular';
    
    @NgModule({
        declarations: [
            AppComponent
        ],
        imports: [
            BrowserModule,
            DxToolbarModule
        ],
        providers: [],
        bootstrap: [AppComponent]
    })
    export class AppModule { }
    Vue
    App.vue
    <template> 
        <dx-toolbar ...
            :data-source="store" />
    </template>
    
    <script>
    import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css';
    import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';
    
    import CustomStore from 'devextreme/data/custom_store';
    import { createStore } from 'devextreme-aspnet-data-nojquery';
    import { DxToolbar } from 'devextreme-vue/toolbar';
    
    export default {
        components: {
            DxToolbar
        },
        data() {
            const serviceUrl = "https://url/to/my/service";
            const store = createStore({
                key: "ID",
                loadUrl: serviceUrl + "/GetAction",
                insertUrl: serviceUrl + "/InsertAction",
                updateUrl: serviceUrl + "/UpdateAction",
                deleteUrl: serviceUrl + "/DeleteAction"
            });
            return {
                store
            }
        }
    }
    </script>
    React
    App.js
    import React from 'react';
    import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css';
    import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';
    
    import CustomStore from 'devextreme/data/custom_store';
    import { createStore } from 'devextreme-aspnet-data-nojquery';
    import Toolbar from 'devextreme-react/toolbar';
    
    const serviceUrl = "https://url/to/my/service";
    const store = createStore({
        key: "ID",
        loadUrl: serviceUrl + "/GetAction",
        insertUrl: serviceUrl + "/InsertAction",
        updateUrl: serviceUrl + "/UpdateAction",
        deleteUrl: serviceUrl + "/DeleteAction"
    });
    
    class App extends React.Component {
        render() {
            return (
                <Toolbar ...
                    dataSource={store} />
            );
        }
    }
    export default App;
  • Any other data source
    Implement a CustomStore.

Regardless of the data source on the input, the Toolbar always wraps it in the DataSource object. This object allows you to sort, filter, group, and otherwise shape data. To get its instance, call the getDataSource() method.

NOTE

Please review the following notes about data binding:

  • Do not specify the items option if you specified the dataSource, and vice versa.

  • Data field names should not contain the following characters: ., ,, :, [, and ].

  • DataSource and stores provide methods to process and update data. However, the methods do not allow you to perform particular tasks (for example, replace the entire dataset, reconfigure data access at runtime). For such tasks, create a new array, store, or DataSource and assign it to the dataSource option as shown in the articles about changing options in jQuery, Angular, React, and Vue.

disabled

Specifies whether the widget responds to user interaction.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

elementAttr

Specifies the attributes to be attached to the widget's root element.

Type:

Object

Default Value: {}
jQuery
$(function(){
    $("#toolbarContainer").dxToolbar({
        // ...
        elementAttr: {
            id: "elementId",
            class: "class-name"
        }
    });
});
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-toolbar ...
    [elementAttr]="{ id: 'elementId', class: 'class-name' }">
</dx-toolbar>
import { DxToolbarModule } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxToolbarModule
    ],
    // ...
})
ASP.NET MVC Controls
Razor C#
Razor VB
@(Html.DevExtreme().Toolbar()
    .ElementAttr("class", "class-name")
    // ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(new {
        @id = "elementId",
        @class = "class-name"
    })
    // ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(new Dictionary<string, object>() {
        { "id", "elementId" },
        { "class", "class-name" }
    })

)
@(Html.DevExtreme().Toolbar() _
    .ElementAttr("class", "class-name")
    ' ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(New With {
        .id = "elementId",
        .class = "class-name"
    })
    ' ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(New Dictionary(Of String, Object) From {
        { "id", "elementId" },
        { "class", "class-name" }
    })
)

height

Specifies the widget's height.

Type:

Number

|

String

|

Function

Return Value:

Number

|

String

The widget's height.

Default Value: undefined

This option accepts a value of one of the following types:

  • Number
    The height in pixels.

  • String
    A CSS-accepted measurement of height. For example, "55px", "80%", "inherit".

  • Function
    A function returning either of the above. For example:

    JavaScript
    height: function() {
        return window.innerHeight / 1.5;
    }

hint

Specifies text for a hint that appears when a user pauses on the widget.

Type:

String

Default Value: undefined

hoverStateEnabled

Specifies whether the widget changes its state when a user pauses on it.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

itemHoldTimeout

The time period in milliseconds before the onItemHold event is raised.

Type:

Number

Default Value: 750

items

An array of items displayed by the widget.

Raised Events: optionChanged

itemTemplate

Specifies a custom template for items.

Type:

template

Function parameters:
itemData:

Object

The item object to be rendered.

itemIndex:

Number

The index of the item to be rendered.

itemElement:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

Return Value:

String

|

DOM Node

|

jQuery

A template name or container.

Default Value: 'item'

menuItemTemplate

Specifies a custom template for menu items.

Type:

template

Function parameters:
itemData:

Object

The current menu item's data.

itemIndex:

Number

The current menu item's index.

itemElement:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

Return Value:

String

|

DOM Node

|

jQuery

A template name or container.

Default Value: 'menuItem'

noDataText

The text or HTML markup displayed by the widget if the item collection is empty.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'No data to display'

onContentReady

A function that is executed when the widget's content is ready and each time the content is changed.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model

Object

The model data. Available only when using Knockout.

Default Value: null

onDisposing

A function that is executed before the widget is disposed of.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onInitialized

A function used in JavaScript frameworks to save the widget instance.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

Default Value: null
See Also

onItemClick

A function that is executed when a collection item is clicked or tapped.

Type:

Function

|

String

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container.

event

Event (jQuery or dxEvent)

The event that caused the function to execute. It is a dxEvent or a jQuery.Event when you use jQuery.

itemData

Object

The clicked item's data.

itemElement

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

itemIndex

Number

The clicked item's index.

jQueryEvent

jQuery.Event

Use 'event' instead.

The jQuery event that caused the handler execution. Deprecated in favor of the event field.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onItemContextMenu

A function that is executed when a collection item is right-clicked or pressed.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

event

Event (jQuery or dxEvent)

The event that caused the function to execute. It is a dxEvent or a jQuery.Event when you use jQuery.

itemData

Object

The item's data.

itemElement

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

itemIndex

Number

The item's index.

jQueryEvent

jQuery.Event

Use 'event' instead.

The jQuery event that caused the handler execution. Deprecated in favor of the event field.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onItemHold

A function that is executed when a collection item has been held for a specified period.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

event

Event (jQuery or dxEvent)

The event that caused the function to execute. It is a dxEvent or a jQuery.Event when you use jQuery.

itemData

Object

The data of the item being held.

itemElement

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

itemIndex

Number

The item's index.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onItemRendered

A function that is executed after a collection item is rendered.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

itemData

Object

The current item's data.

itemElement

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The item's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

itemIndex

Number

The current item's index.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onOptionChanged

A function that is executed after a widget option is changed.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Toolbar

The widget's instance.

fullName

String

The path to the modified option that includes all parent options.

name

String

The modified option if it belongs to the first level. Otherwise, the first-level option it is nested into.

value any

The modified option's new value.

element

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

renderAs

Informs the widget about its location in a view HTML markup.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'topToolbar'
Accepted Values: 'bottomToolbar' | 'topToolbar'

When configuring the Toolbar widget, use the renderAs option to specify the location of this widget in a view HTML template. Depending on the value that you set for this option, the widget's appearance will be adjusted accordingly. For instance, when a toolbar is located at the top of a view on an iOS device, it must be separated by a border from the bottom view content.

Use the ToolbarRenderMode enum to specify this option when the widget is used as an ASP.NET MVC 5 Control or a DevExtreme-Based ASP.NET Core Control. This enum accepts the following values: TopToolbar and BottomToolbar.

rtlEnabled

Switches the widget to a right-to-left representation.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

When this option is set to true, the widget text flows from right to left, and the layout of elements is reversed. To switch the entire application/site to the right-to-left representation, assign true to the rtlEnabled field of the object passed to the DevExpress.config(config) method.

JavaScript
DevExpress.config({
    rtlEnabled: true
});
See Also

visible

Specifies whether the widget is visible.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true

width

Specifies the widget's width.

Type:

Number

|

String

|

Function

Return Value:

Number

|

String

The widget's width.

Default Value: undefined

This option accepts a value of one of the following types:

  • Number
    The width in pixels.

  • String
    A CSS-accepted measurement of width. For example, "55px", "80%", "auto", "inherit".

  • Function
    A function returning either of the above. For example:

    JavaScript
    width: function() {
        return window.innerWidth / 1.5;
    }