Icons support in Angular Multi select component

14 Nov 20222 minutes to read

You can render icons to the list items by mapping the iconCss  fields. This iconCss fields create a span in the list item with mapped class name to allow styling as per your need.
 fields. This iconCss fields create a span in the list item with mapped class name
to allow styling as per your need.

In the following sample, icon classes are mapped with iconCss field.

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

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    // specifies the template string for the MultiSelect component
    template: `<ejs-multiselect id='multiselectelement' [dataSource]='data' [fields]='fields' [placeholder]='text'></ejs-multiselect>`
})
export class AppComponent {
    constructor() {
    }
    // defined the array of data
    public data: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
        { class: 'asc-sort', type: 'Sort A to Z', id: '1' },
        { class: 'dsc-sort', type: 'Sort Z to A ', id: '2' },
        { class: 'filter', type: 'Filter', id: '3' },
        { class: 'clear', type: 'Clear', id: '4' }];
    // map the icon column to iconCSS field.
    public fields: Object = { text: 'type', iconCss: 'class', value: 'id' };
    //set the placeholder to MultiSelect input
    public text: string = 'Select a format';
}
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { FormsModule } from '@angular/forms';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { MultiSelectModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-dropdowns';
/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,FormsModule, MultiSelectModule
    ],
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';

enableProdMode();
platformBrowserDynamic().bootstrapModule(AppModule);