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Adding Custom Item To Context Menu in Angular FileManager component

09 Jun 2021 / 2 minutes to read

The context menu can be customized using the contextMenuSettings, menuOpen, and menuClick events.

The following example shows adding a custom item in the context menu.

The contextMenuSettings is used to add new menu item. The menuOpen event is used to add the icon to the new menu item. The menuClick event is used to add an event handler to the new menu item.

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app.component.ts
app.module.ts
main.ts
app.component.html
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import { Component } from '@angular/core';
import { MenuOpenEventArgs, MenuClickEventArgs } from '@syncfusion/ej2-filemanager';

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    styleUrls: ['app/app.component.css'],
    templateUrl: 'app/app.component.html'
})
export class AppComponent {
    public ajaxSettings: object;
    public contextMenuSettings: object;
    public hostUrl: string = 'https://ej2-aspcore-service.azurewebsites.net/';
    public ngOnInit(): void {
        this.ajaxSettings = {
            url: this.hostUrl + 'api/FileManager/FileOperations',
            getImageUrl: this.hostUrl + 'api/FileManager/GetImage',
            uploadUrl: this.hostUrl + 'api/FileManager/Upload',
            downloadUrl: this.hostUrl + 'api/FileManager/Download'
        };
        this.contextMenuSettings = {
            file: ['Custom', 'Open', '|', 'Delete', 'Rename', '|', 'Details'],
            folder: ['Custom', 'Open', '|', 'Delete', 'Rename', '|', 'Details','Custom'],
            layout: ['Custom', 'SortBy', 'View', 'Refresh', '|', 'NewFolder', 'Upload', '|', 'Details', '|', 'SelectAll'],
            visible: true
        };
    }
menuOpen(args: MenuOpenEventArgs) {
   for(var i=0;i<args.items.length;i++) {
        if (args.items[i].text === 'Custom') {
            args.items[i].iconCss= 'e-icons e-fe-tick';
        }
    }
}

// event for custom menu item
menuClick(args: MenuClickEventArgs) {
    if (args.item.text === 'Custom') {
        alert('You have clicked custom menu item')
    }
}
}
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import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { HttpModule, JsonpModule } from '@angular/http';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import 'rxjs/add/operator/map';
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { FileManagerModule, NavigationPaneService, ToolbarService, DetailsViewService  } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-filemanager';

@NgModule({
    imports: [FileManagerModule , HttpModule, JsonpModule, BrowserModule],
declarations: [AppComponent],
providers:[ NavigationPaneService, ToolbarService, DetailsViewService],
bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }
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import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';

enableProdMode();
platformBrowserDynamic().bootstrapModule(AppModule);
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<ejs-filemanager id='filemanager' [ajaxSettings]='ajaxSettings' [contextMenuSettings]='contextMenuSettings' (menuOpen)='menuOpen($event)' (menuClick)='menuClick($event)'>
</ejs-filemanager>