Box

The Box widget allows you to arrange various elements within it. Separate and adaptive, the Box widget acts as a building block for the layout.

Included in: dx.mobile.js, dx.web.js, dx.viz-web.js, dx.all.js
Module: ui/box
Export: default

DevExtreme widgets are integrated with many popular libraries and frameworks. See the Installation section (for JavaScript libraries) or the Prerequisites and Installation section (for ASP.NET MVC framework) to find details on setting up DevExtreme with a particular library or framework.

The following code shows how to create the Box widget using every supported library and framework. For more details on working with widgets in these libraries and frameworks, see the Widget Basics topic for jQuery, Angular, AngularJS, Knockout or ASP.NET MVC.

jQuery
HTML
JavaScript
<div id="box">
    <div id="item1" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1, baseSize: 10 }">
        <p>Item 1</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item2" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 3, baseSize: 40 }">
        <p>Item 2</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item3" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 2, baseSize: 20 }">
        <p>Item 3</p>
    </div>
</div>
$(function () {
    $("#box").dxBox({
        direction: 'row',
        height: '70%',
        width: '90%'
    });
});
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-box
    direction="row"
    height="70%"
    width="90%">
    <dxi-item 
        id="item1"
        [ratio]="1"
        [baseSize]="10">
        <p>Item 1</p>
    </dxi-item>
    <dxi-item 
        id="item2"
        [ratio]="3"
        [baseSize]="40">
        <p>Item 2</p>
    </dxi-item>
    <dxi-item 
        id="item3"
        [ratio]="2"
        [baseSize]="20">
        <p>Item 3</p>
    </dxi-item>
</dx-box>
import { DxBoxModule } from 'devextreme-angular';
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxBoxModule
    ],
    // ...
})
AngularJS
HTML
<div dx-box="{
    direction: 'row',
    height: '70%',
    width: '90%'
}">
    <div id="item1" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1, baseSize: 10 }">
        <p>Item 1</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item2" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 3, baseSize: 40 }">
        <p>Item 2</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item3" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 2, baseSize: 20 }">
        <p>Item 3</p>
    </div>
</div>
Knockout
HTML
<div data-bind="dxBox: {
    direction: 'row',
    height: '70%',
    width: '90%'
}">
    <div id="item1" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1, baseSize: 10 }">
        <p>Item 1</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item2" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 3, baseSize: 40 }">
        <p>Item 2</p>
    </div>
    <div id="item3" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 2, baseSize: 20 }">
        <p>Item 3</p>
    </div>
</div>
ASP.NET MVC Controls
Razor C#
Razor VB
@(Html.DevExtreme().Box()
    .ID("box")
    .Direction(BoxDirection.Row)
    .Height("70%")
    .Width("90%")
    .Items(items => {
        items.Add().Ratio(1).BaseSize(10).Template("<p>Item 1</p>");
        items.Add().Ratio(3).BaseSize(40).Template("<p>Item 2</p>");
        items.Add().Ratio(2).BaseSize(20).Template("<p>Item 3</p>");
    })
)
@(Html.DevExtreme().Box() _
    .ID("box") _
    .Direction(BoxDirection.Row) _
    .Height("70%") _
    .Width("90%") _
    .Items(Sub(items)
        items.Add().Ratio(1).BaseSize(10).Template("<p>Item 1</p>")
        items.Add().Ratio(3).BaseSize(40).Template("<p>Item 2</p>")
        items.Add().Ratio(2).BaseSize(20).Template("<p>Item 3</p>")
    End Sub)
)

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AngularJS
Knockout
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Configuration

An object defining configuration options for the Box widget.

Methods

This section describes members used to manipulate the widget.

Events

This section describes events fired by this widget.

See Also

Default Item Template

This section lists the data source fields that are used in a default template for list items.

Type:

Object

By default, a predefined item template is applied to display the items of this widget. This template is based on certain fields of the data source provided for this widget. Below is a list of these fields. If the default item template is not appropriate for your task, implement a custom item template based on these or other fields of your data source.

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