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toolbar

Configures the UI component's toolbar.

Default Value: null

DevExtreme HTML5 JavaScript HtmlEditor Toolbar

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container

Specifies the container in which to place the toolbar.

Type:

String

|

Element

|

jQuery

When this property is not set, the toolbar is placed in the UI component's container.

See Also

items[]

Configures toolbar items. These items allow users to format text and execute commands.

Type:

Array<Object | String>

Accepted Values: 'background' | 'bold' | 'color' | 'font' | 'italic' | 'link' | 'image' | 'size' | 'strike' | 'subscript' | 'superscript' | 'underline' | 'blockquote' | 'header' | 'increaseIndent' | 'decreaseIndent' | 'orderedList' | 'bulletList' | 'alignLeft' | 'alignCenter' | 'alignRight' | 'alignJustify' | 'codeBlock' | 'variable' | 'separator' | 'undo' | 'redo' | 'clear' | 'insertTable' | 'insertRowAbove' | 'insertRowBelow' | 'insertColumnLeft' | 'insertColumnRight' | 'deleteColumn' | 'deleteRow' | 'deleteTable'

The toolbar provides predefined items and supports custom items. To add a predefined item to the toolbar, include it in the items array:

jQuery
JavaScript
$(function(){
    $("#htmlEditorContainer").dxHtmlEditor({
        toolbar: {
            items: [ "bold", "italic", "alignCenter", "undo", "redo" ]
        }
    })
})
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-html-editor>
    <dxo-toolbar>
        <dxi-item formatName="bold"></dxi-item>
        <dxi-item formatName="italic"></dxi-item>
        <dxi-item formatName="alignCenter"></dxi-item>
        <dxi-item formatName="undo"></dxi-item>
        <dxi-item formatName="redo"></dxi-item>
    </dxo-toolbar>
</dx-html-editor>
import { DxHtmlEditorModule } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxHtmlEditorModule
    ],
    // ...
})
Vue
App.vue
<template>
    <DxHtmlEditor ... >
        <DxToolbar>
            <DxItem format-name="bold" />
            <DxItem format-name="italic" />
            <DxItem format-name="alignCenter" />
            <DxItem format-name="undo" />
            <DxItem format-name="redo" />
        </DxToolbar>
    </DxHtmlEditor>
</template>

<script>
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import DxHtmlEditor, {
    DxToolbar,
    DxItem
} from 'devextreme-vue/html-editor';

export default {
    components: {
        DxHtmlEditor,
        DxToolbar,
        DxItem
    },
    // ...
}
</script>
React
App.js
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import HtmlEditor, {
    Toolbar,
    Item
} from 'devextreme-react/html-editor';

export default function App() {
    return (
        <HtmlEditor>
            <Toolbar>
                <Item formatName="bold" />
                <Item formatName="italic" />
                <Item formatName="alignCenter" />
                <Item formatName="undo" />
                <Item formatName="redo" />
            </Toolbar>
        </HtmlEditor>
    );
}
ASP.NET MVC Controls
Razor C#
@(Html.DevExtreme().HtmlEditor()
    .Toolbar(t => t
        .Items(i => {
            i.Add().FormatName("bold");
            i.Add().FormatName("italic");
            i.Add().FormatName("alignCenter");
            i.Add().FormatName("undo");
            i.Add().FormatName("redo");
        })
    )
)

Most of the predefined items are buttons. To customize a button, assign its name to the formatName property and specify the button options in the options object:

jQuery
JavaScript
$(function(){
    $("#htmlEditorContainer").dxHtmlEditor({
        toolbar: {
            items: [ // ...
            { 
                formatName: "clear", 
                options: { icon: "clear", type: "danger" }
            }]
        }
    })
})
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-html-editor>
    <dxo-toolbar [items]="items">
        <!-- ... -->
        <dxi-item
            formatName="clear"
            [options]="clearFormatOptions">
        </dxi-item>
    </dxo-toolbar>
</dx-html-editor>
import { DxHtmlEditorModule } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    clearFormatOptions = {
        icon: "clear",
        type: "danger"
    };
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxHtmlEditorModule
    ],
    // ...
})
Vue
App.vue
<template>
    <DxHtmlEditor ... >
        <DxToolbar>
            <!-- ... -->
            <DxItem
                format-name="clear"
                :options="clearFormatOptions"
            />
        </DxToolbar>
    </DxHtmlEditor>
</template>

<script>
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import DxHtmlEditor, {
    DxToolbar,
    DxItem
} from 'devextreme-vue/html-editor';

export default {
    components: {
        DxHtmlEditor,
        DxToolbar,
        DxItem
    },
    data() {
        return {
            clearFormatOptions: {
                icon: "clear",
                type: "danger"
            }
        };
    }
}
</script>
React
App.js
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import HtmlEditor, {
    Toolbar,
    Item
} from 'devextreme-react/html-editor';

const clearFormatOptions = {
    icon: "clear",
    type: "danger"
};

export default function App() {
    return (
        <HtmlEditor>
            <Toolbar>
                </* ... */}
                <Item
                    formatName="clear"
                    options={clearFormatOptions}
                />
            </Toolbar>
        </HtmlEditor>
    );
}
ASP.NET MVC Controls
Razor C#
@(Html.DevExtreme().HtmlEditor()
    .Toolbar(t => t
        .Items(i => { 
            i.Add().FormatName("clear")
                .Widget(w => w.Button()
                    .Icon("clear")
                    .Type(ButtonType.Danger)
                );
        })
    )
)

To use another UI component instead of a button, specify the widget property and configure the UI component in the options object. In this case, you should also implement all the logic.

The toolbar provides a short syntax for implementing a custom drop-down menu with multiple choices. Refer to the formatName description for more information.

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multiline

Specifies whether or not items are arranged into multiple lines when their combined width exceeds the toolbar width.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true