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How to add custom button in toolbar

29 Jul 2021 / 1 minute to read

The toolbar items can be customized using the toolbarSettings API and toolbarClick event.

The following example shows adding a custom item in the toolbar.

The new toolbar button is added using toolbarSettings. The toolbarClick event is used to add an event handler to the new toolbar button.

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    string[] items = new string[] { "NewFolder", "Upload", "Delete", "Download", "Rename", "SortBy", "Refresh", "Selection", "View", "Details" , "Custom"};
<div class=" control-section">
    <div class="sample-container">
        <!--  Filemanager element declaration -->
        <ejs-filemanager id="file" toolbarClick="toolbarClick" toolbarCreate="onCreate">
            <e-filemanager-ajaxsettings url="/Home/FileOperations"
            <e-filemanager-toolbarsettings items="items">
        <!-- end of filemanager element -->
    // event for custom toolbar item
    function toolbarClick(args) {
        if (args.item.text === 'Custom') {
            alert('You have clicked custom toolbar item')
    function onCreate(args) {
        for (var i = 0; i < args.items.length; i++) {
            if (args.items[i].id === + '_tb_custom') {
                args.items[i].prefixIcon = 'e-icons e-fe-tick';

    .e-fe-tick::before {
        content: '\e614';

Output be like the below.

FileManager getting started