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Create mobile contact layout using listview in JavaScript ListView control

14 Apr 2021 / 3 minutes to read

You can customize the ListView using the template property. Refer to the following steps to customize ListView as mobile contact view with our ej2-avatar.

  • Render the ListView with dataSource that has avatar data. You can set avatar data as either text or class names. Refer to the following codes.
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let dataSource: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
  {
text: "Jenifer", contact: "(206) 555-985774", id: "1", avatar: "", pic: "pic01"
  },
  {
text: "Amenda", contact: "(206) 555-3412", id: "2", avatar: "A", pic: ""
  }
];
  • Set avatar classes in ListView template to customize contact icon. In the following codes, medium size avatar has been set using the class name e-avatar e-avatar-circle from data source.
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  template: '<div class="e-list-wrapper e-list-multi-line e-list-avatar">' +
'${if(avatar!=="")}' +
'<span class="e-avatar e-avatar-circle">${avatar}</span>' +
'${else}' +
'<span class="${pic} e-avatar e-avatar-circle"> </span>' +
'${/if}' +
'<span class="e-list-item-header">${text}</span>' +
'<span class="e-list-content">${contact}</span>' +
'</div>';

Avatars can be set in different sizes in avatar classes. To know more about avatar classes, refer to Avatar.

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import { ListView } from "@syncfusion/ej2-lists";

let template: string = '<div class="e-list-wrapper e-list-multi-line e-list-avatar">' +
'${if(avatar!=="")}' +
'<span class="e-avatar e-avatar-circle">${avatar}</span>' +
'${else}' +
'<span class="${pic} e-avatar e-avatar-circle"> </span>' +
'${/if}' +
'<span class="e-list-item-header">${text}</span>' +
'<span class="e-list-content">${contact}</span>' +
'</div>';

//Define an array of JSON data
let dataSource: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
{
    text: "Jenifer",
    contact: "(206) 555-985774",
    id: "1",
    avatar: "",
    pic: "pic01"
},
{ text: "Amenda", contact: "(206) 555-3412", id: "2", avatar: "A", pic: "" },
{
    text: "Isabella",
    contact: "(206) 555-8122",
    id: "4",
    avatar: "",
    pic: "pic02"
},
{
    text: "William ",
    contact: "(206) 555-9482",
    id: "5",
    avatar: "W",
    pic: ""
},
{
    text: "Jacob",
    contact: "(71) 555-4848",
    id: "6",
    avatar: "",
    pic: "pic04"
},
{ text: "Matthew", contact: "(71) 555-7773", id: "7", avatar: "M", pic: "" },
{
    text: "Oliver",
    contact: "(71) 555-5598",
    id: "8",
    avatar: "",
    pic: "pic03"
},
{
    text: "Charlotte",
    contact: "(206) 555-1189",
    id: "9",
    avatar: "C",
    pic: ""
}
];

// Initialize the ListView control
let listObj: ListView = new ListView({
//Set the defined data to the dataSource property
dataSource: dataSource,
//Map the appropriate columns to the fields property
fields: { text: "text" },
//Set the width of the ListView
width: "350px",
//Enable the header of the ListView
showHeader: true,
//Set the header title
headerTitle: "Contacts",
//set cssClass for template customization
cssClass: 'e-list-template',
//Set the customized template
template: template,
sortOrder: "Ascending"
});

//Render the initialized ListView control
listObj.appendTo("#List");
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 for ListView </title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for ListView UI Control" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-layouts/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'>
    <div id="List" tabindex="1"></div>
    </div>
</body>
</html>
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#container {
  visibility: hidden;
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  height: 40px;
  width: 30%;
  position: absolute;
  font-family: "Helvetica Neue", "calibiri";
  font-size: 14px;
  top: 45%;
  left: 45%;
}

#List {
  margin: 0 auto;
  font-size: 15px;
  border: 1px solid #ccc;
}

.pic01 {
  background-image: url("https://ej2.syncfusion.com/demos/src/grid/images/1.png");
}

.pic02 {
  background-image: url("https://ej2.syncfusion.com/demos/src/grid/images/3.png");
}

.pic03 {
  background-image: url("https://ej2.syncfusion.com/demos/src/grid/images/5.png");
}

.pic04 {
  background-image: url("https://ej2.syncfusion.com/demos/src/grid/images/2.png");
}

#List .e-list-item:nth-child(1) .e-avatar {
  background-color: #039be5;
}

#List .e-list-item:nth-child(2) .e-avatar {
  background-color: #e91e63;
}

#List .e-list-item:nth-child(6) .e-avatar {
  background-color: #009688;
}

#List .e-list-item:nth-child(8) .e-avatar {
  background-color: #0088;
}