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Dual list box in JavaScript ListBox control

The dual list box allows the user to move items between two list boxes by clicking the toolbar buttons. Dual list box can be created by listing items in the toolbarSettings along with the scope property.

The following operations can be performed in dual list box,

Options Description
moveUp Move the selected item in the upward direction within the list box.
moveDown Move the selected item in the downward direction within the list box.
moveTo Move the selected item to the another list box.
moveFrom Move the selected item from one list box to the another list box.
moveAllTo Move all the items to the another list box.
moveAllFrom Move all the items from one list box to the another list box.

The following example illustrates how to move items from Group A to Group B list box.

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app.ts
index.html
import { ListBox } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';

let groupA: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { "Name": "Australia", "Code": "AU" },
    { "Name": "Bermuda", "Code": "BM" },
    { "Name": "Canada", "Code": "CA" },
    { "Name": "Cameroon", "Code": "CM" },
    { "Name": "Denmark", "Code": "DK" },
    { "Name": "France", "Code": "FR" },
    { "Name": "Finland", "Code": "FI" },
    { "Name": "Germany", "Code": "DE" },
    { "Name": "Hong Kong", "Code": "HK" }
];

let groupB: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { "Name": "India", "Code": "IN" },
    { "Name": "Italy", "Code": "IT" },
    { "Name": "Japan", "Code": "JP" },
    { "Name": "Mexico", "Code": "MX" },
    { "Name": "Norway", "Code": "NO" },
    { "Name": "Poland", "Code": "PL" },
    { "Name": "Switzerland", "Code": "CH" },
    { "Name": "United Kingdom", "Code": "GB" },
    { "Name": "United States", "Code": "US" }
];

let listObj: ListBox = new ListBox({

    // Set the groupA data to the data source.
    dataSource: groupA,

    // Map the appropriate columns to fields property.
    fields: { text: 'Name'},

    // Set the scope of the ListBox.
    scope: '#listbox2',

    // Set the tool settings with set of items.
    toolbarSettings: { items: ['moveUp', 'moveDown', 'moveTo', 'moveFrom', 'moveAllTo', 'moveAllFrom']},

    height: '330px'

});

listObj.appendTo('#listbox1');

listObj = new ListBox({

    // Set the groupB data to the data source.
    dataSource: groupB,

    // Map the appropriate columns to fields property.
    fields: { text: 'Name' },

    height: '330px'

});

listObj.appendTo('#listbox2');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 ListBox</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="styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.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' style="margin:0 auto; width:45%;">
        <div class="dual-list-wrapper">
            <div class="dual-list-groupa">
                <h4>Group A</h4>
                <input id="listbox1" />
            </div>
            <div class="dual-list-groupb">
                <h4>Group B</h4>
                <input id="listbox2" />
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>