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Getting started with Angular ListView component

29 Nov 2021 / 3 minutes to read

The ListView component is available in @syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists package. Utilize this package to render the ListView Component.

Setup Angular Environment

You can use Angular CLI to setup your Angular applications. To install Angular CLI use the following command.

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npm install -g @angular/cli

Create an Angular Application

Start a new Angular application using below Angular CLI command.

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ng new my-app
cd my-app

Adding Syncfusion Listview package

All the available Essential JS 2 packages are published in npmjs.com registry.

To install Listview component, use the following command.

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists --save

The —save will instruct NPM to include the listview package inside of the dependencies section of the package.json.

Registering ListView Module

Import ListView module into Angular application(app.module.ts) from the package @syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists [src/app/app.module.ts].

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import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
// import Listview component Module
import { ListViewModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists';
import { AppComponent }  from './app.component';

@NgModule({
  //declaration of listview module into NgModule
  imports:      [ BrowserModule, ListViewModule ],
  declarations: [ AppComponent ],
  bootstrap:    [ AppComponent ]
})
export class AppModule { }

Adding CSS Reference

  • Add ListView component’s styles as given below in styles.css.
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@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists/styles/material.css";
  • If you are using CheckList behaviour in ListView, we need to add Button component’s styles as given below in styles.css file
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@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-angular-buttons/styles/material.css";

We can also use CRG to generate combined component styles.

Add Listview component

Modify the template in [src/app/app.component.ts] file to render the listview component. Add the Angular Listview by using <ejs-listview> selector in template section of the app.component.ts file.

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import { Component, OnInit } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
  selector: 'app-container',
  // specifies the template string for the Listview component
template: `<ejs-listview id='sample-list' [dataSource]='data'></ejs-listview>`
})

export class AppComponent {
public data: Object = [
{ text: 'Artwork', id: '01' },
{ text: 'Abstract', id: '02' },
{ text: 'Modern Painting', id: '03' },
{ text: 'Ceramics', id: '04' },
{ text: 'Animation Art', id: '05' },
{ text: 'Oil Painting', id: '06' }];
}

Run the application

Use the following command to run the application in browser.

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ng serve --open

The output will appear as follows.

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app.component.ts
app.module.ts
main.ts
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import { Component } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
selector: 'my-app',
template: `<ejs-listview id='sample-list' [dataSource]='data'></ejs-listview>`
})

export class AppComponent {
public data: Object = [
{ text: 'Artwork', id: '01' },
{ text: 'Abstract', id: '02' },
{ text: 'Modern Painting', id: '03' },
{ text: 'Ceramics', id: '04' },
{ text: 'Animation Art', id: '05' },
{ text: 'Oil Painting', id: '06' }];
}
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import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { ListViewModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-lists';
/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,
        ListViewModule
    ],
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    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);

See Also

Data Binding Types

ListView customization

Virtualization