Excel like filter in EJ2 JavaScript Treegrid control

27 Apr 20237 minutes to read

You can enable Excel like filter by defining.filterSettings.type as Excel.The excel menu contains an option such as Sorting, Clear filter, Sub menu for advanced filtering.

ej.treegrid.TreeGrid.Inject(ej.treegrid.Filter);

var treeGridObj = new ej.treegrid.TreeGrid({
    dataSource: sampleData,
    childMapping: 'subtasks',
    height: 275,
    allowFiltering: true,
    filterSettings: {type: 'Excel'},
    treeColumnIndex: 1,
    columns: [
        { field: 'taskID', headerText: 'Task ID', width: 75, textAlign: 'Right' },
        { field: 'taskName', headerText: 'Task Name', width: 120, textAlign: 'Left' },
        { field: 'duration', headerText: 'Duration', width: 80, textAlign: 'Right' },
        { field: 'progress', headerText: 'Progress', width: 80, textAlign: 'Right' }
    ]
});

treeGridObj.appendTo('#TreeGrid');
<!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="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-grids/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-treegrid/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-calendars/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="es5-datasource.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 id="TreeGrid"></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>

Change default excel filter operator

You can change the default excel-filter operator by changing the column operator as contains from startsWith in the actionBegin event

ej.treegrid.TreeGrid.Inject(ej.treegrid.Filter);

var treeGridObj = new ej.treegrid.TreeGrid({
    dataSource: sampleData,
    childMapping: 'subtasks',
    height: 275,
    allowFiltering: true,
    filterSettings: {type: 'Excel'},
    treeColumnIndex: 1,
    columns: [
        { field: 'taskID', headerText: 'Task ID', width: 75, textAlign: 'Right' },
        { field: 'taskName', headerText: 'Task Name', width: 120, textAlign: 'Left' },
        { field: 'duration', headerText: 'Duration', width: 80, textAlign: 'Right' },
        { field: 'progress', headerText: 'Progress', width: 80, textAlign: 'Right' }
    ]
});

treeGridObj.appendTo('#TreeGrid');
<!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="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-grids/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-treegrid/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-calendars/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    
    <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/23.2.4/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="es5-datasource.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 id="TreeGrid"></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>