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CheckBox

The MultiSelect has built-in support to select multiple values through checkbox, when mode property set as CheckBox.

To use checkbox, inject the CheckBoxSelection module in the MultiSelect.

Source
Preview
app.ts
index.html
import { MultiSelect, CheckBoxSelection } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';

MultiSelect.Inject(CheckBoxSelection);

//define the array of complex data
let sportsData: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { id: 'game1', sports: 'Badminton' },
    { id: 'game2', sports: 'Football' },
    { id: 'game3', sports: 'Tennis' },
    { id: 'game4', sports: 'Golf' },
    { id: 'game5', sports: 'Cricket' },
    { id: 'game6', sports: 'Handball' },
    { id: 'game7', sports: 'Karate' },
    { id: 'game8', sports: 'Fencing' },
    { id: 'game9', sports: 'Boxing' }
];

//initiate the MultiSelect
let msObject: MultiSelect = new MultiSelect({
    // bind the sports Data to datasource property
    dataSource: sportsData,
    // maps the appropriate column to fields property
    fields: { text: 'sports', value: 'id' },
    //set the placeholder to MultiSelect input
    placeholder:"Select games",
    // set the type of mode for checkbox to visualized the checkbox added in li element.
    mode: 'CheckBox',
    //Bind the filter event
    filtering: function (e: FilteringEventArgs) {
        let query = new Query();
        //frame the query based on search string with filter type.
        query = (e.text != "") ? query.where("country", "startswith", e.text, true) : query;
        //pass the filter data source, filter query to updateData method.
        e.updateData(searchData, query);
    }
});
//render the component
msObject.appendTo('#select');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 MultiSelect</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:250px;">
        <br>
        <!--element which is going to render the MultiSelect-->
        <input type="text" tabindex="1" id='select' />
    </div>
</body>

</html>

Select All

The MultiSelect component has in-built support to select the all list items using Select All options in the header.

When the showSelectAll property is set to true, by default Select All text will show. You can customize the name attribute of the Select All option by using selectAllText.

For the unSelect All option, by default unSelect All text will show. You can customize the name attribute of the unSelect All option by using unSelectAllText.

Source
Preview
app.ts
index.html
import { MultiSelect, CheckBoxSelection } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';

MultiSelect.Inject(CheckBoxSelection);

//define the array of complex data
let sportsData: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { id: 'game1', sports: 'Badminton' },
    { id: 'game2', sports: 'Football' },
    { id: 'game3', sports: 'Tennis' },
    { id: 'game4', sports: 'Golf' },
    { id: 'game5', sports: 'Cricket' },
    { id: 'game6', sports: 'Handball' },
    { id: 'game7', sports: 'Karate' },
    { id: 'game8', sports: 'Fencing' },
    { id: 'game9', sports: 'Boxing' }
];

//initiate the MultiSelect
let msObject: MultiSelect = new MultiSelect({
    // bind the sports Data to datasource property
    dataSource: sportsData,
    // maps the appropriate column to fields property
    fields: { text: 'sports', value: 'id' },
    //set the placeholder to MultiSelect input
    placeholder:"Select games",
    // set the type of mode for checkbox to visualized the checkbox added in li element.
    mode: 'CheckBox',
    // set true for enable the selectAll support.
    showSelectAll: true,
    // set the select all text to MultiSelect checkbox label.
    selectAllText: "Select All"

});
//render the component
msObject.appendTo('#select');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 MultiSelect</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:250px;">
        <br>
        <!--element which is going to render the MultiSelect-->
        <input type="text" tabindex="1" id='select' />
    </div>
</body>

</html>

Selection Limit

Defines the limit of the selected items using maximumSelectionLength.

Source
Preview
app.ts
index.html
import { MultiSelect, CheckBoxSelection } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';

MultiSelect.Inject(CheckBoxSelection);

//define the array of complex data
let sportsData: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { id: 'game1', sports: 'Badminton' },
    { id: 'game2', sports: 'Football' },
    { id: 'game3', sports: 'Tennis' },
    { id: 'game4', sports: 'Golf' },
    { id: 'game5', sports: 'Cricket' },
    { id: 'game6', sports: 'Handball' },
    { id: 'game7', sports: 'Karate' },
    { id: 'game8', sports: 'Fencing' },
    { id: 'game9', sports: 'Boxing' }
];

//initiate the MultiSelect
let msObject: MultiSelect = new MultiSelect({
    // bind the sports Data to datasource property
    dataSource: sportsData,
    // maps the appropriate column to fields property
    fields: { text: 'sports', value: 'id' },
    //set the placeholder to MultiSelect input
    placeholder:"Select games",
    // set the type of mode for checkbox to visualized the checkbox added in li element.
    mode: 'CheckBox',
    // Sets limitation to the value selection
    maximumSelectionLength: 3
});
//render the component
msObject.appendTo('#select');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 MultiSelect</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:250px;">
        <br>
        <!--element which is going to render the MultiSelect-->
        <input type="text" tabindex="1" id='select' />
    </div>
</body>

</html>

Selection Reordering

Using enableSelectionOrder to Reorder the selected items in popup visibility state.

Source
Preview
app.ts
index.html
import { MultiSelect, CheckBoxSelection } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';

MultiSelect.Inject(CheckBoxSelection);

//define the array of complex data
let sportsData: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { id: 'game1', sports: 'Badminton' },
    { id: 'game2', sports: 'Football' },
    { id: 'game3', sports: 'Tennis' },
    { id: 'game4', sports: 'Golf' },
    { id: 'game5', sports: 'Cricket' },
    { id: 'game6', sports: 'Handball' },
    { id: 'game7', sports: 'Karate' },
    { id: 'game8', sports: 'Fencing' },
    { id: 'game9', sports: 'Boxing' }
];

//initiate the MultiSelect
let msObject: MultiSelect = new MultiSelect({
    // bind the sports Data to datasource property
    dataSource: sportsData,
    // maps the appropriate column to fields property
    fields: { text: 'sports', value: 'id' },
    //set the placeholder to MultiSelect input
    placeholder:"Select games",
    // set the type of mode for checkbox to visualized the checkbox added in li element.
    mode: 'CheckBox',
    // Reorder the selected items in popup visibility state.
    enableSelectionOrder: false

});
//render the component
msObject.appendTo('#select');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 MultiSelect</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:250px;">
        <br>
        <!--element which is going to render the MultiSelect-->
        <input type="text" tabindex="1" id='select' />
    </div>
</body>

</html>

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