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Getting started with Angular SplitButton component

22 Jul 2021 / 2 minutes to read

This section explains how to create a simple SplitButton and demonstrate the basic usage of the SplitButton component in an Angular environment.

Dependencies

The list of dependencies required to use the SplitButton component in your application is given as follows:

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|-- @syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-angular-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons
        |-- @syncfusion/ej2-popups
            |-- @syncfusion/ej2-buttons

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

Installing Syncfusion SplitButton package

To install SplitButton package, use the following command.

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

The above package installs SplitButton dependencies which are required to render the component in the Angular environment.

Adding SplitButton module

Import SplitButton module into Angular application(app.module.ts) from the package @syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons.

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import { NgModule }      from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';

// Imported Syncfusion splitbutton module from splitbuttons package.
import { SplitButtonModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons';
import { AppComponent }  from './app.component';

@NgModule({
 imports:      [ BrowserModule, SplitButtonModule ], // Registering EJ2 SplitButton Module.
 declarations: [ AppComponent ],
 bootstrap:    [ AppComponent ]
})
export class AppModule { }

Adding Syncfusion SplitButton component

Modify the template in app.component.ts file to render the SplitButton component.

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import { Component } from '@angular/core';
import { ItemModel } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons';

@Component({
   selector: 'app-root',
   template: `<!-- To Render splitbutton. -->
              <ejs-splitbutton content="Paste" [items]='items'></ejs-splitbutton>`
})

export class AppComponent {
 public items: ItemModel[] = [
    { text: 'Cut'},
    { text: 'Copy'},
    { text: 'Paste'}
    ];
}

Adding CSS reference

Add SplitButton component’s styles as given below in style.css.

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@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css";

Running the application

Run the application in the browser using the following command:

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ng serve

The below example shows a basic splitbutton component,

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app.component.ts
app.module.ts
main.ts
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import { Component } from '@angular/core';
import { ItemModel } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons';

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    template: `<!-- To Render splitbutton. -->
               <ejs-splitbutton content="Paste" [items]='items'></ejs-splitbutton>`
})

export class AppComponent {
  public items: ItemModel[] = [
     { text: 'Cut'},
     { text: 'Copy'},
     { text: 'Paste'}
     ];
}
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import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { SplitButtonModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-splitbuttons';

/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,
        SplitButtonModule
    ],
    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);