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Getting Started

This section explains how to create a simple Chip and to configure the Chip control.

Dependencies

The list of dependencies required to use the Chip control in your application as follows.

|-- @syncfusion/ej2-buttons
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-base

Setup your development environment

To get started with the Chip control, clone the Essential JS 2 quickstart project using the following commands:

git clone https://github.com/syncfusion/ej2-quickstart.git quickstart
cd quickstart
npm install

This project is preconfigured with common settings (src/styles/styles.css, system.config.js) to start all the Essential JS 2 controls.

Add Chip to the project

Add the HTML <div> element for Chip control to your index.html file.

[src/index.html]

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link rel="shortcut icon" href="resources/favicon.ico" />
    <link href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--Style reference from app-->
    <link href="/styles/styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--System js reference and configuration-->
    <script src="node_modules/systemjs/dist/system.src.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script src="system.config.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    <div>
        <!--Element which is going to render-->
        <div id="chip">Janet Leverling</div>
    </div>

</body>

</html>

Then, import the Chip control in your app.ts file, and initialize it with the #chip.

[src/app/app.ts]

import { ChipList } from '@syncfusion/ej2-buttons';

// Initialize and Render Chip control

 chip = new ChipList({}, '#chip');

Run the application

Run the application in the browser using the following command.

npm start

The following example shows a basic Chip control.

Source
Preview
app.ts
index.html
styles.css
import { ChipList } from '@syncfusion/ej2-buttons';

// Initialize and Render Chip control

let chip: ChipList = new ChipList({
    text: 'Janet Leverling'
});
chip.appendTo('#chip');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>EJ2 Chip</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script>
</head>

<body>
    <div id='loader'>LOADING....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <div id="chip"></div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
#container {
  visibility: hidden;
  display: inline-block;
  position: relative;
  left: 50%;
  top: 100px;
  transform: translateX(-50%);
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  height: 40px;
  left: 45%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 45%;
  width: 30%;
}