Mode and value in EJ2 JavaScript Color picker control

29 Aug 20236 minutes to read

Rendering palette at initial load

By default, the Picker area will be rendered at initial load. To render the Palette area while opening the ColorPicker pop-up, and specify the mode property as Palette.

In the following sample, it will render the Palette at initial load.

ej.base.enableRipple = true;

var colorPicker = new ej.inputs.ColorPicker(
    {
        //To render palette at initial load.
        mode: 'Palette'
    }, 
    '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 ColorPicker</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="TypeScript ColorPicker Component">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/syncfusion-helper.js" type ="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div class="wrap">
            <h4>Select color</h4>
            <input id="element" type="color">
        </div>
    </div>

<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
  ele.style.visibility = "visible";
}   
      </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>
#container {
    visibility: hidden;
}

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

.wrap {
  margin: 0 auto;
  width: 300px;
  text-align: center;
}

Color value

The value property can be used to specify the color value to the ColorPicker. It supports either three or six digit hex codes. To include opacity, set the color value as four or eight digit hex code.

In the following sample, the color value sets as four digit hex code, the last digit represents the opacity value.

ej.base.enableRipple = true;

var colorPicker = new ej.inputs.ColorPicker({
    //To set color value.
    value: '035a',
    mode: 'Picker',
    modeSwitcher: false
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 ColorPicker</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="TypeScript ColorPicker Component">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.1.36/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/syncfusion-helper.js" type ="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div class="wrap">
            <h4>Select color</h4>
            <input id="element" type="color">
        </div>
    </div>

<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
  ele.style.visibility = "visible";
}   
      </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>
#container {
    visibility: hidden;
}

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

.wrap {
  margin: 0 auto;
  width: 300px;
  text-align: center;
}

The value property supports hex code with or without # prefix.

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