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Open and Save in JavaScript ImageEditor control

25 Jan 2023 / 2 minutes to read

The Image Editor control supports opening the image by using a hosted/online URL, Image Data, or base64. It also supports save options like image and base64.

Open

The Image Editor control opens an image by using base64, Image Data, or a hosted/online URL using the open method. It also opens an image by clicking the open button from the toolbar. The supported file types are PNG, JPEG, SVG, and base64.

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app.ts
index.html
styles.css
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import { ImageEditor } from '@syncfusion/ej2-image-editor';

//Image Editor items definition

  let imageEditorObj: ImageEditor = new ImageEditor({
width: '550px',
height: '330px',
toolbar: [],
created: () => {
    imageEditorObj.open('images/bridge.png');
}
});
imageEditorObj.appendTo('#imageeditor');
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<!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 href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-image-editor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />


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

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    <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 class="control-section">
            <div id="imageeditor" class="row">
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
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Save

The Image Editor control component saves the edited image as Image Data or images like PNG, JPEG, and SVG.

Save as ImageData

The getImageData method is used to get the image as ImageData and this can be loaded to our Image Editor control using the open method.

Save as Image

The export method is used to save the modified image as an image, and it accepts a file name and file type as parameters. The file type parameter supports PNG, JPEG, and SVG and the default file type is PNG. It also saves an image by clicking the save button from the toolbar and the supported file types are PNG, JPEG, and SVG.

In the following example, the export method is used in the button click event.

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app.ts
index.html
styles.css
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import { ImageEditor } from '@syncfusion/ej2-image-editor';
import { Button } from '@syncfusion/ej2-buttons';


//Image Editor items definition

let imageEditorObj: ImageEditor = new ImageEditor({
    width: '550px',
    height: '330px',
    toolbar: [],
    created: () => {
        imageEditorObj.open('images/bridge.png');
    }
}
});
imageEditorObj.appendTo('#imageeditor');

//Button click
let button: Button = new Button({cssClass: `e-primary`, content:'Click'}, '#btnClick');
document.getElementById('btnClick').onclick = (): void => {
    imageEditorObj.export("PNG", "Syncfusion"); // File type, file name
}
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<!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 href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-image-editor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />


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

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    <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 class="control-section">
            <div id="imageeditor" class="row">
            </div>
            <div> 
                <button id='btnClick' class='e-btn e-primary' >Click</button>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
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