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Configuration

An object defining configuration properties for the Button UI component.

See Also

accessKey

Specifies the shortcut key that sets focus on the UI component.

Type:

String

Default Value: null

The value of this property will be passed to the accesskey attribute of the HTML element that underlies the UI component.

activeStateEnabled

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the UI component changes its state when interacting with a user.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true

This property is used when the UI component is displayed on a platform whose guidelines include the active state change for UI components.

component

An alias for the template property specified in React. Accepts a custom component. Refer to Using a Custom Component for more information.

disabled

Specifies whether the UI component responds to user interaction.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

elementAttr

Specifies the global attributes to be attached to the UI component's container element.

Type:

Object

Default Value: {}

jQuery
$(function(){
    $("#buttonContainer").dxButton({
        // ...
        elementAttr: {
            id: "elementId",
            class: "class-name"
        }
    });
});
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-button ...
    [elementAttr]="{ id: 'elementId', class: 'class-name' }">
</dx-button>
import { DxButtonModule } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxButtonModule
    ],
    // ...
})
Vue
App.vue
<template>
    <DxButton ...
        :element-attr="buttonAttributes">
    </DxButton>
</template>

<script>
import DxButton from 'devextreme-vue/button';

export default {
    components: {
        DxButton
    },
    data() {
        return {
            buttonAttributes: {
                id: 'elementId',
                class: 'class-name'
            }
        }
    }
}
</script>
React
App.js
import React from 'react';

import Button from 'devextreme-react/button';

class App extends React.Component {
    buttonAttributes = {
        id: 'elementId',
        class: 'class-name'
    }

    render() {
        return (
            <Button ...
                elementAttr={this.buttonAttributes}>
            </Button>
        );
    }
}
export default App;

focusStateEnabled

Specifies whether the UI component can be focused using keyboard navigation.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true (desktop)

height

Specifies the UI component's height.

Type:

Number

|

String

|

Function

Return Value:

Number

|

String

The UI component's height.

Default Value: undefined

This property 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 UI component.

Type:

String

Default Value: undefined

hoverStateEnabled

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

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true

icon

Specifies the icon to be displayed on the button.

Type:

String

Default Value: ''

This property accepts one of the following:

View Demo

onClick

A function that is executed when the Button is clicked or tapped.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Button

The UI component's instance.

element

HTMLElement | jQuery

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

event

Event (jQuery or EventObject)

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

model

Object

Model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

validationGroup

Object

The validation group to which the button is related.

Default Value: null

To validate the editors that are related to the validation group specified for this button, use the validationGroup field of the object passed as the event handler's parameter. The validationGroup object has the following structure.

  • group
    The name or object of the validation group that is assigned to the button's validationGroup property.
  • validators
    An array of Validator UI components that are included to the validation group.
  • validate()
    The method that allows you to validate the UI components included in the validation group.
  • validated
    The event that occurs after the group is validated. You can attach/detach a handler using the on(eventName, eventHandler)/off(eventName) methods of the group.

onContentReady

A function that is executed when the UI component'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

Button

The UI component's instance.

element

HTMLElement | jQuery

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

model

Object

Model data. Available only when using Knockout.

Default Value: null

onDisposing

A function that is executed before the UI component is disposed of.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Button

The UI component's instance.

element

HTMLElement | jQuery

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

model

Object

Model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onInitialized

A function used in JavaScript frameworks to save the UI component instance.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Button

The UI component's instance.

element

HTMLElement | jQuery

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

Default Value: null

See Also

onOptionChanged

A function that is executed after a UI component property is changed.

Type:

Function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
component

Button

The UI component's instance.

fullName

String

The path to the modified property that includes all parent properties.

name

String

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

value any

The modified property's new value.

element

HTMLElement | jQuery

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

model

Object

Model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

The following example shows how to subscribe to component property changes:

jQuery
index.js
$(function() {
    $("#buttonContainer").dxButton({
        // ...
        onOptionChanged: function(e) {
            if(e.name === "changedProperty") {
                // handle the property change here
            }
        }
    });
});
Angular
app.component.html
app.component.ts
app.module.ts
<dx-button ...
    (onOptionChanged)="handlePropertyChange($event)"> 
</dx-button>
import { Component } from '@angular/core'; 

@Component({ 
    selector: 'app-root', 
    templateUrl: './app.component.html', 
    styleUrls: ['./app.component.css'] 
}) 

export class AppComponent { 
    // ...
    handlePropertyChange(e) {
        if(e.name === "changedProperty") { 
            // handle the property change here
        }
    }
}
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser'; 
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core'; 
import { AppComponent } from './app.component'; 
import { DxButtonModule } from 'devextreme-angular'; 

@NgModule({ 
    declarations: [ 
        AppComponent 
    ], 
    imports: [ 
        BrowserModule, 
        DxButtonModule 
    ], 
    providers: [ ], 
    bootstrap: [AppComponent] 
}) 

export class AppModule { }  
Vue
App.vue
<template> 
    <DxButton ...
        @option-changed="handlePropertyChange"
    />            
</template> 

<script> 
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css'; 
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css'; 
import DxButton from 'devextreme-vue/button'; 

export default { 
    components: { 
        DxButton
    }, 
    // ...
    methods: { 
        handlePropertyChange: function(e) {
            if(e.name === "changedProperty") {
                // handle the property change here
            }
        }
    } 
} 
</script> 
React
App.js
import React from 'react'; 
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css'; 
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css'; 

import Button from 'devextreme-react/button'; 

const handlePropertyChange = (e) => {
    if(e.name === "changedProperty") {
        // handle the property change here
    }
}

export default function App() { 
    return ( 
        <Button ...
            onOptionChanged={handlePropertyChange}
        />        
    ); 
} 

render

An alias for the template property specified in React. Accepts a rendering function. Refer to Using a Rendering Function for more information.

rtlEnabled

Switches the UI component to a right-to-left representation.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

When this property is set to true, the UI component 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
});

DataGrid Demo Navigation UI Demo Editors Demo

stylingMode

Specifies how the button is styled.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'contained'
Accepted Values: 'text' | 'outlined' | 'contained'

The following styles are available:

Button Styling Modes

View Demo

See Also

tabIndex

Specifies the number of the element when the Tab key is used for navigating.

Type:

Number

Default Value: 0

The value of this property will be passed to the tabindex attribute of the HTML element that underlies the UI component.

template

Specifies a custom template for the Button UI component.

Type:

template

Template Data:
Name Type Description
icon

String

The button's icon.

text

String

The button's text.

Default Name: 'content'

See Also

text

The text displayed on the button.

Type:

String

Default Value: ''

type

Specifies the button type.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'normal'
Accepted Values: 'back' | 'danger' | 'default' | 'normal' | 'success'

DevExtreme provides the following button types.

Button Types

View Demo

See Also

useSubmitBehavior

Specifies whether the button submits an HTML form.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

If this property is set to true, users can click the button to validate the validation group and submit the HTML form. If the group contains async rules, the form is not submitted until they are checked.

If the onClick event handler is specified, it is executed before validation and form submission.

View Demo

validationGroup

Specifies the name of the validation group to be accessed in the click event handler.

Type:

String

Default Value: undefined

When using a button to validate several editors on a page, the button must "know" in which validation group these editors are located. If the Knockout or AngularJS approach is used, add the button to the div element that represents the target validation group. When using the jQuery approach, specify the validationGroup configuration property for the button. Assign the validation group name specified for the validationGroup property of the validators that extend the editors to be validated.

See Also

visible

Specifies whether the UI component is visible.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true

width

Specifies the UI component's width.

Type:

Number

|

String

|

Function

Return Value:

Number

|

String

The UI component's width.

Default Value: undefined

This property 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;
    }