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Customize the Edit Dialog in JavaScript (ES5) Grid control

22 Sep 2021 / 2 minutes to read

You can customize the appearance of the edit dialog in the actionComplete event based on requestType as beginEdit or add.

In the following example, the dialog’s properties like header text, showCloseIcon, height have been changed while editing and adding the records.

Also the locale text for the Save and Cancel buttons has been changed by overriding the default locale strings.

You can refer the Grid Default text list for more localization.

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ej.grids.Grid.Inject(ej.grids.Toolbar, ej.grids.Edit);

ej.base.L10n.load({
  'en-US': {
    grid: {
      SaveButton: 'Submit',
      CancelButton: 'Discard'
    }
  }
});

var grid = new ej.grids.Grid({
    dataSource: data,
    toolbar: ['Add', 'Edit', 'Delete'],
    editSettings: { allowEditing: true, allowAdding: true, allowDeleting: true, mode: 'Dialog' },
    columns: [
        { field: 'OrderID', headerText: 'Order ID', textAlign: 'Right', width: 100, isPrimaryKey: true },
        { field: 'CustomerID', headerText: 'Customer ID', width: 120, },
        { field: 'ShipCountry', headerText: 'Ship Country', width: 150 }
    ],
    height: 265,
    actionComplete: function (args) {
        if ((args.requestType === 'beginEdit' || args.requestType === 'add')) {
            let dialog = args.dialog;
             dialog.showCloseIcon = false;
            dialog.height = 400;
            // change the header of the dialog
            dialog.header = args.requestType === 'beginEdit' ? 'Edit Record' : 'New Record';
        }
    }
});
grid.appendTo('#Grid');
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#container {
    visibility: hidden;
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  font-family: 'Helvetica Neue','calibiri';
  font-size: 14px;
  height: 40px;
  left: 45%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 45%;
  width: 30%;
}
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<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Grid</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript Grid 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">
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    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-grids/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="es5-datasource.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="Grid"></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>