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Getting Started

This section briefly explains about how to include a simple SplitButton in your ASP.NET MVC application. You can refer ASP.NET MVC Getting Started documentation page for introduction part of the system requirements and configure the common specifications.

Add SplitButton to the project

We are going to render SplitButton component in Index.cshtml page.

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@Html.EJS().SplitButton("element").Content("Paste").Items((IEnumerable<object>)ViewBag.items).Render()

ViewBag.items variable is used for bounding the items property in view page.

Bind dataSource

Populate the action items in SplitButton by using the items property. Here, the JSON values are passed to the SplitButton component are generated in HomeController.cs and assigned to ViewBag variable.

public IActionResult Index()
        {
            //define the array of JSON
            List<object> items = new List<object>();
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Cut"
            });
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Copy"
            });
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Paste"
            });
            ViewBag.items = items;
            return View();
        }

Output be like the below.

SplitButton Sample

Run the application

After successful compilation of your application, simply press F5 to run the application.

The following example shows a basic SplitButton.

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default.cs
@Html.EJS().SplitButton("element").Content("Paste").Items((IEnumerable<object>)ViewBag.items).Render()
public IActionResult Index()
    {
            //define the array of JSON
            List<object> items = new List<object>();
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Cut"
            });
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Copy"
            });
            items.Add(new
            {
                text = "Paste"
            });
            ViewBag.items = items;
            return View();
    }

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