Configuration

An object defining configuration options for the dxSlideOut widget.

activeStateEnabled

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

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

This option is used when the widget is displayed on a platform whose guidelines include the active state change for widgets.

contentReadyAction

Deprecated

Use the onContentReady option instead.

contentTemplate

A template to be used for rendering widget content.

Type: String|function|DOM Node|jQuery
Function parameters:
container: jQuery
The jQuery object of the widget content element.
Return Value: String|DOM Node|jQuery
A template name or a template container.
Default Value: "content"

If the contentTemplate is defined, the widget does not render selected items. It renders only the content template when the widget is created. You can use the onMenuItemClick option to manually update the content when a menu item is clicked.

If this option is defined, the itemTemplate option is ignored.

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dataSource

A data source used to fetch data to be displayed by the widget.

Default Value: null

You can assign an array directly to this option as well as use the Data Source provided by the DevExtreme library.

To display widget items, a default template can be used. This template is based on the data source fields that are listed in the Default Item Template section of the widget's API. Alternatively, you can implement a custom item template.

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disabled

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the widget can respond to user interaction.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

Create an observable variable and assign it to this option to specify the availability of the widget at runtime.

height

Specifies the height of the widget.

Type: Number|String|function
Return Value: Number|String
The widget height.
Default Value: undefined

The option can hold a value of the following types.

  • number
    The height of the widget in pixels

  • string
    A CSS measurement of the widget height (e.g., "55px", "80%", "auto" and "inherit")

  • function
    A function returning the widget height (e.g., height:function(){ return baseHeight - 10 + "%"; })

hint

Specifies the text of the hint displayed for the widget.

Type: String
Default Value: undefined

hoverStateEnabled

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the widget changes its state when being hovered by an end user.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

itemClickAction

Deprecated

Use the onItemClick option instead.

itemHoldAction

Deprecated

Use the onItemHold option instead.

itemHoldTimeout

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

Type: Number
Default Value: 750

itemRender

Deprecated

Use the itemTemplate option instead.

itemRenderedAction

Deprecated

Use the onItemRendered option instead.

items

An array of items displayed by the widget.

Type: Array

You can use the dataSource option instead. Unlike the items option, the dataSource option can take on the DataSource configuration object as well as a simple array.

To display widget items, a default template can be used. This template is based on the data source fields that are listed in the Default Item Template section of the widget's API. Alternatively, you can implement a custom item template.

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itemSelectAction

Deprecated

Use the onSelectionChanged option instead.

A function performed when a widget item is selected.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
itemData: Object
The data that is bound to the selected item.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element representing the item.
itemIndex: Number
Specifies the index of the just selected item.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when a widget item is selected.

Alternatively, you can assign a URL to which the browser will navigate when a widget item is selected.

itemTemplate

The template to be used for rendering items.

Type: String|function|DOM Node|jQuery
Function parameters:
itemData: Object
The item object to be rendered.
itemIndex: Number
The index of the item to be rendered.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the item to be rendered.
Return Value: String|DOM Node|jQuery
A template name or a template container.
Default Value: "item"
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NOTE: A binding context of an item template is the data source object that corresponds to the currently rendered item. So, you can bind template elements to the item object's fields directly (see the code above). To access another binding context within an item template, use Knockout/Angular binding variables.

menuGrouped

A Boolean value specifying whether or not to display a grouped menu.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

If this option is set to 'true', the object assigned to the items option should include the key and items properties. The key property specifies the group caption in the menu. The items property represents an array listing group items.

menuGroupRender

Deprecated

Use the menuGroupTemplate option instead.

menuGroupTemplate

The name of the template used to display a group header.

Type: String|function|DOM Node|jQuery
Function parameters:
groupData: Object
The group object to be rendered.
groupIndex: Number
The index of the group to be rendered.
groupElement: Object
An HTML element of the group to be rendered.
Return Value: String|DOM Node|jQuery
A template name or a template container.
Default Value: "menuGroup"

NOTE: A binding context of a group template is the data source object that corresponds to the currently rendered group. So, you can bind template elements to the group object's fields directly (see the code above). To access another binding context within a group template, use the Knockout/Angular binding variables.

menuItemRender

Deprecated

Use the menuItemTemplate option instead.

menuItemTemplate

The template used to render menu items.

Type: String|function|DOM Node|jQuery
Function parameters:
itemData: Object
The menu item object to be rendered.
itemIndex: Number
The index of the menu item to be rendered.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the menu item to be rendered.
Return Value: String|DOM Node|jQuery
A template name or a template container.
Default Value: "menuItem"

As in all container widgets in DevExtreme, slide-out menu items are displayed by a default HTML template. This template is based on certain fields of the data source. You can define a custom menu item template that will use specific fields of the data source.

HTML
<div id="slideOut" data-bind="dxSlideOut:{dataSource: items, selectedIndex: selectedIndex}">
    <div data-options="dxTemplate : { name: 'menuItem' } ">
        This is <div data-bind="text: text"></div>
    </div>
</div>

NOTE: A binding context of a menu item template is the data source object that corresponds to the currently rendered item. So, you can bind template elements to the item object's fields directly (see the code above). To access another binding context within a menu item template, use the Knockout/Angular binding variables.

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If you have several menu item templates specified within the widget, assign the name of a specific template to the widget's menuItemTemplate option.

You can define the markup for a menu item template as a separate element, as demonstrated below.

HTML
<script type="text/html" id="person-template">
    <h3 data-bind="text: name"></h3>
    <p>Address: <span data-bind="text: address"></span></p>
</script>

To set the common template as a menu item template, pass the template container element to the menuItemTemplate option. The option accepts a jQuery object, a DOM node, or a function that returns a jQuery object or a DOM node.

menuVisible

Specifies whether or not the slide-out menu is displayed.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

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 handler for the contentReady event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when widget content is ready.

onDisposing

A handler for the disposing event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
Default Value: null

onInitialized

A handler for the initialized event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when the widget is initialized.

onItemClick

A handler for the itemClick event.

Type: function|String
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
itemData: Object
The data that is bound to the clicked item.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the item.
itemIndex: Number
Specifies the index of the clicked item.
jQueryEvent: jQuery.Event
Specifies the jQuery event that caused action execution.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when a widget item is clicked.

To navigate to a specific URL when the itemClick event fires, assign that URL or the anchor part (#) of that URL directly to this option as a string.

onItemContextMenu

A handler for the itemContextMenu event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
itemData: Object
The data that is bound to the item.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the item.
itemIndex: Number
Specifies the index of the item.
jQueryEvent: jQuery.Event
Specifies the jQuery event that caused action execution.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when the right mouse button is clicked when the pointer is over a widget item, or when the "sustained" (also known as a long press) touch action is performed.

onItemHold

A handler for the itemHold event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
itemData: Object
The data that is bound to the item being held.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the item.
itemIndex: Number
Specifies the index of the item being held.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action when the widget's collection item is being held for a specified time period (see the itemHoldTimeout option).

onItemRendered

A handler for the itemRendered event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
itemData: Object
The data that is bound to the item to be rendered.
itemElement: jQuery
An HTML element of the item.
itemIndex: Number
Specifies the index of the rendered item.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action after a collection item is rendered.

onMenuGroupRendered

A handler for the menuGroupRendered event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action after a menu item group element is rendered.

onMenuItemRendered

A handler for the menuItemRendered event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action after a menu item is rendered.

onOptionChanged

A handler for the optionChanged event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
name: String
Specifies the name of the option whose value is changed.
fullName: String
Specifies a full name of the option whose value is changed. The full name is formed by concatenating the names of the options that are presented in the hierarchy of the given option. The names are delimited by commas.
value: any
Specifies a new value for the option.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action after an option of the component is changed.

onSelectionChanged

A handler for the selectionChanged event.

Type: function
Function parameters:
e: Object
Provides function parameters.
Object structure:
component: Object
Provides access to the widget instance.
element: jQuery
An HTML element of the widget.
model: Object
Provides access to the data that is available for binding against the element. Available only in the Knockout and AngularJS approaches.
addedItems: Array
An array of items added to selection.
removedItems: Array
An array of items removed from selection.
Default Value: null

Assign a function to perform a custom action after a collection item is selected or unselected.

rtlEnabled

Specifies whether or not the current component supports a right-to-left representation.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: false

If you need to switch the display of this DevExtreme component to right-to-left, enable a specifically designed configuration option - rtlEnabled. When this option is set to true, the text flows from right to left, and the layout the component's elements is reversed. To switch the entire application/site to a right-to-left representation, use the static DevExpress.rtlEnabled field.

selectedIndex

The index of the currently selected widget item.

Type: Number
Default Value: -1

selectedItem

The selected item object.

Type: Object
Default Value: null

swipeEnabled

Indicates whether the menu can be shown/hidden by swiping the widget's main panel.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: true

When this option is set to false, ensure that you have elements in the widget that call the widget's show() and hide() methods.

visible

A Boolean value specifying whether or not the widget is visible.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: true

width

Specifies the width of the widget.

Type: Number|String|function
Return Value: Number|String
The widget width.
Default Value: undefined

The option can hold a value of the following types.

  • numeric
    The widget width in pixels.
  • string
    A CSS measurement of the widget width (e.g., "55px", "80%", "auto" and "inherit").
  • function
    The function returning the widget width. For example, see the following code.

    JavaScript
    width: function () { 
        return baseWidth - 10 + "%";
    }