Menu item click in EJ2 TypeScript Menu control

2 May 20236 minutes to read

You can open menu items and sub menu on menu item click by setting showItemOnClick property of the Menu. To open sub menu items only on item click, should be set as true.

import { Menu, MenuItemModel } from '@syncfusion/ej2-navigations';
import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';

enableRipple(true);

// Menu items definition
let menuItems: MenuItemModel[] = [
    {
        text: 'File',
        items: [
            { text: 'Open' },
            { text: 'Save' },
            { text: 'Exit' }
        ]
    },
    {
        text: 'Edit',
        items: [
            { text: 'Cut' },
            { text: 'Copy' },
            { text: 'Paste' }
        ]
    },
    {
        text: 'View',
         items: [
                {
                    text: 'Toolbars',
                    items: [
                        { text: 'Menu Bar' },
                        { text: 'Bookmarks Toolbar' },
                        { text: 'Customize' },
                    ]
                },
                {
                    text: 'Zoom',
                    items: [
                        { text: 'Zoom In' },
                        { text: 'Zoom Out' },
                        { text: 'Reset' },
                    ]
                },
                { text: 'Full Screen' }
            ],
    },
    {
        text: 'Tools',
        items: [
            { text: 'Spelling & Grammar' },
            { text: 'Customize' },
            { text: 'Options' }
        ]
    },
    { text: 'Go' },
    { text: 'Help' }
];

new Menu({ items: menuItems, cssClass: 'e-rounded-menu', showItemOnClick: true }, '#menu');
<!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="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/26.1.35/ej2-base/styles/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/26.1.35/ej2-popups/styles/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/26.1.35/ej2-navigations/styles/bootstrap.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>
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/syncfusion-helper.js" type ="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <div id='loader'>LOADING....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <div class="control-section">
            <ul id="menu"></ul>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>