Nest One Box Into Another

A nested Box is configured similarly to an ordinary Box. To nest one Box into another, add one more item to the parent Box and put the markup of the nested Box into this item.

jQuery
HTML
JavaScript
CSS
<div id="boxContainer">
    <div class="box-item yellow" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1, baseSize: 50 }"> Item 1 </div>
    <div data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1, baseSize: 50 }">
        <div id="nestedBoxContainer">
            <div class="box-item green"  data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1 }"> Item 2 </div>
            <div class="box-item orange" data-options="dxItem: { ratio: 1 }"> Item 3 </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</div>
$(function() {
    $("#boxContainer").dxBox({
        direction: "col",
        height: "100%",
        width: 300
    });

    $("#nestedBoxContainer").dxBox({
        direction: "row",
        height: "100%"
    });
});
.box-item {
    text-align: center;
    padding-top: 16px;
    font-size: 16px;
}

.orange { background: #f39e6c }
.yellow { background: #f5e5a6 }
.green { background: #94d7c7 }
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
CSS
<dx-box id="parentBox"
    direction="col"
    height="100%"
    [width]="300">
    <dxi-item class="box-item yellow" [ratio]="1" [baseSize]="50"> Item 1 </dxi-item>
    <dxi-item [ratio]="1" [baseSize]="50">
        <dx-box id="nestedBox"
            direction="row"
            height="100%">
            <dxi-item class="box-item green"  [ratio]="1"> Item 2 </dxi-item>
            <dxi-item class="box-item orange" [ratio]="1"> Item 3 </dxi-item>
        </dx-box>
    </dxi-item>
</dx-box>
import { DxBoxModule } from 'devextreme-angular';
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxBoxModule
    ],
    // ...
})
.box-item {
    text-align: center;
    padding-top: 16px;
    font-size: 16px;
}

.orange { background: #f39e6c }
.yellow { background: #f5e5a6 }
.green { background: #94d7c7 }
Vue
App.vue
<template>
    <DxBox
        id="parentBox"
        direction="col"
        height="100%"
        :width="300">
        <DxItem :baseSize="50" :ratio="1">
            <template #default>
                <div class="box-item yellow"> Item 1 </div>
            </template>
        </DxItem>
        <DxItem :baseSize="50" :ratio="1">
            <template #default>
                <DxBox id="nestedBox"
                    direction="row"
                    height="100%">
                    <DxItem :baseSize="50" :ratio="1">
                        <template #default>
                            <div class="box-item green"> Item 2 </div>
                        </template>
                    </DxItem>
                    <DxItem :baseSize="50" :ratio="1">
                        <template #default>
                            <div class="box-item orange"> Item 3 </div>
                        </template>
                    </DxItem>
                </DxBox>
            </template>
        </DxItem>
    </DxBox>
</template>
<script>
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css';
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import { DxBox, DxItem } from 'devextreme-vue/box';

export default {
    components: {
        DxBox,
        DxItem
    }
};
</script>
<style>
.box-item {
    text-align: center;
    padding-top: 16px;
    font-size: 16px;
}

.orange { background: #f39e6c }
.yellow { background: #f5e5a6 }
.green { background: #94d7c7 }
</style>
React
App.js
CSS
import React from 'react';
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.common.css';
import 'devextreme/dist/css/dx.light.css';

import Box, { Item } from 'devextreme-react/box';

class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (
            <Box id="parentBox"
                direction="col"
                height="100%"
                width={300}>
                <Item baseSize={50} ratio={1}>
                    <div className="box-item yellow"> Item 1 </div>
                </Item>
                <Item baseSize={50} ratio={1}>
                    <Box id="nestedBox"
                        direction="row"
                        height="100%">
                        <Item ratio={1}>
                            <div className="box-item green"> Item 2 </div>
                        </Item>
                        <Item ratio={1}>
                            <div className="box-item orange"> Item 3 </div>
                        </Item> 
                    </Box>
                </Item>
            </Box>
        );
    }
}

export default App;
.box-item {
    text-align: center;
    padding-top: 16px;
    font-size: 16px;
    height: 100%;
}

.orange { background: #f39e6c }
.yellow { background: #f5e5a6 }
.green { background: #94d7c7 }

This code yields the following result.

DevExtreme HTML5 LayoutWidget Box

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