Methods

This section describes members used to manipulate the widget.

See Also

beginUpdate()

Prevents the widget from refreshing until the endUpdate() method is called.

The beginUpdate() and endUpdate() methods prevent the widget from excessive updates when you are changing multiple widget settings at once. After the beginUpdate() method is called, the widget does not update its UI until the endUpdate() method is called.

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defaultOptions(rule)

Specifies the device-dependent default configuration options for this component.

Parameters:
rule:

Object

The component's default device options.

Object structure:
Name Type Description
device

Device

|

Array<Device>

|

Function

Device parameters.
When specifying a function, get information about the current device from the argument. Return true if the options should be applied to the device.

options

Object

Options to be applied.

defaultOptions is a static method that the widget class supports. The following code demonstrates how to specify default options for all instances of the ResponsiveBox widget in an application executed on the desktop.

jQuery
JavaScript
DevExpress.ui.dxResponsiveBox.defaultOptions({ 
    device: { deviceType: "desktop" },
    options: {
        // Here go the ResponsiveBox options
    }
});
Angular
TypeScript
import ResponsiveBox from "devextreme/ui/responsive_box";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    constructor () {
        ResponsiveBox.defaultOptions({
            device: { deviceType: "desktop" },
            options: {
                // Here go the ResponsiveBox options
            }
        });
    }
}
Vue
<template>
    <div>
        <dx-responsive-box id="responsiveBox1" />
        <dx-responsive-box id="responsiveBox2" />
    </div>
</template>
<script>
import DxResponsiveBox from "devextreme-vue/responsive-box";
import ResponsiveBox from "devextreme/ui/responsive_box";

ResponsiveBox.defaultOptions({
    device: { deviceType: "desktop" },
    options: {
        // Here go the ResponsiveBox options
    }
});

export default {
    components: {
        DxResponsiveBox
    }
}
</script>
React
import React from "react";
import dxResponsiveBox from "devextreme/ui/responsive_box";
import ResponsiveBox from "devextreme-react/responsive-box";

class App extends React.Component {
    render () {
        dxResponsiveBox.defaultOptions({
            device: { deviceType: "desktop" },
            options: {
                // Here go the ResponsiveBox options
            }
        })
        return (
            <div>
                <ResponsiveBox id="responsiveBox1" />
                <ResponsiveBox id="responsiveBox2" />
            </div>
        )
    }
}

export default App;

dispose()

Disposes of all the resources allocated to the ResponsiveBox instance.

After calling this method, remove the DOM element associated with the widget:

jQuery
JavaScript
$("#myResponsiveBox").dxResponsiveBox("dispose");
$("#myResponsiveBox").remove();
Angular
HTML
<dx-responsive-box #responsiveBoxVar id="myResponsiveBox"></dx-responsive-box>
TypeScript
import { ..., ViewChild } from "@angular/core";
import { DxResponsiveBoxComponent } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    @ViewChild("responsiveBoxVar", { static: false }) responsiveBox: DxResponsiveBoxComponent;
    // Prior to Angular 8
    // @ViewChild("responsiveBoxVar") responsiveBox: DxResponsiveBoxComponent;

    removeResponsiveBox (e) {
        this.responsiveBox.instance.dispose();
        document.getElementById("myResponsiveBox").remove();
    }
}

element()

Gets the root widget element.

Return Value:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

An HTML element or a jQuery element when you use jQuery.

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endUpdate()

Refreshes the widget after a call of the beginUpdate() method.

Main article: beginUpdate()

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getDataSource()

Gets the DataSource instance.

Return Value:

DataSource

The DataSource instance.

NOTE
This method returns the DataSource instance even if the widget's dataSource option was given a simple array.
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getInstance(element)

Gets the instance of a widget found using its DOM node.

Parameters:
element:

DOM Node

|

jQuery

The widget's container.

Return Value:

Object

The widget's instance.

getInstance is a static method that the widget class supports. The following code demonstrates how to get the ResponsiveBox instance found in an element with the myResponsiveBox ID:

// Modular approach
import ResponsiveBox from "devextreme/ui/responsive_box";
...
let element = document.getElementById("myResponsiveBox");
let instance = ResponsiveBox.getInstance(element) as ResponsiveBox;

// Non-modular approach
let element = document.getElementById("myResponsiveBox");
let instance = DevExpress.ui.dxResponsiveBox.getInstance(element);
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instance()

Gets the widget's instance. Use it to access other methods of the widget.

Return Value:

ResponsiveBox

This widget's instance.

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off(eventName)

Detaches all event handlers from a single event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

Return Value:

ResponsiveBox

The object for which this method is called.

See Also

off(eventName, eventHandler)

Detaches a particular event handler from a single event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

eventHandler:

Function

The event's handler.

Return Value:

ResponsiveBox

The object for which this method is called.

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on(eventName, eventHandler)

Subscribes to an event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

eventHandler:

Function

The event's handler.

Return Value:

ResponsiveBox

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to one of the events listed in the Events section.

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on(events)

Subscribes to events.

Parameters:
events:

Object

Events with their handlers: { "eventName1": handler1, "eventName2": handler2, ...}

Return Value:

ResponsiveBox

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to several events with one method call. Available events are listed in the Events section.

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option()

Gets all widget options.

Return Value:

Object

The widget's options.

option(optionName)

Gets the value of a single option.

Parameters:
optionName:

String

The option's name or full path.

Return Value: any

This option's value.

option(optionName, optionValue)

Updates the value of a single option.

Parameters:
optionName:

String

The option's name or full path.

optionValue: any

This option's new value.

option(options)

Updates the values of several options.

Parameters:
options:

Object

Options with their new values.

repaint()

Repaints the widget without reloading data. Call it to update the widget's markup.

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resetOption(optionName)

Resets an option to its default value.

Parameters:
optionName:

String

An option's name.

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