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Getting Started

This section briefly explains how to include a simple TextBox in your Blazor client-side application. You can refer to the Getting Started with Syncfusion Blazor for Client-side in Visual Studio 2019 Preview page for introduction part of the system requirements and configure the common specifications.

Importing Syncfusion Blazor component in the application

  1. Install Syncfusion.EJ2.Blazor NuGet package to the application by using the NuGet Package Manager. Ensure to check the Include prerelease option.

  2. You can add the client-side resources through CDN or local npm package to the <head> element of the ~/wwwroot/index.html page.

<head>
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/17.3.29/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/17.3.29/dist/ej2.min.js"></script>
</head>

If you are using server-side application, add required resources to the ~/Pages/_Host.html page.

Adding component package to the application

Open ~/_Imports.razor file and import the Syncfusion.EJ2.Blazor.Inputs packages.

@using Syncfusion.EJ2.Blazor

@using Syncfusion.EJ2.Blazor.Inputs

Adding TextBox component to the application

Now, add the Syncfusion Blazor TextBox component in any razor page in the Pages folder. For example, the TextBox component is added in the ~/Pages/Index.razor page.

<EjsTextBox Placeholder='First Name'></EjsTextBox>

Run the application

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

The output will be as follows.

TextBox Sample

Adding icons to the TextBox

You can create a TextBox with icon as a group by creating the parent div element with the class e-input-group and add the icon element as span with the class e-input-group-icon.

<div class='e-input-group'>
    <input class='e-input' Placeholder='Date of Birth' type='text'>
    <span class='e-input-group-icon e-input-calendar'></span>
</div>

<style>
.e-input-group-icon:before {
  font-family: e-icons;
}

.e-input-group .e-input-group-icon.e-input-calendar {
  font-size: 16px;
}

.e-input-group-icon.e-input-calendar:before {
  content: "";
}
</style>

The output will be as follows.

TextBox with icon

Floating label

The floating label TextBox floats the label above the TextBox after focusing, or filled with value in the TextBox. You can create the floating label TextBox by using the FloatLabelType API.

<EjsTextBox Placeholder='First Name' FloatLabelType='@FloatLabelType.Auto'></EjsTextBox>

The output will be as follows.

TextBox with icon

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