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Customize the Edit Dialog in JavaScript (ES5) TreeGrid control

23 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 below example, we have changed the dialog’s header text for editing and adding records.

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ej.treegrid.TreeGrid.Inject(ej.treegrid.Edit, ej.treegrid.Toolbar);

var treeGrid = new ej.treegrid.TreeGrid({
  dataSource: window.projectData,
  idMapping: "TaskID",
  parentIdMapping: "parentID",
  treeColumnIndex: 1,
  editSettings: {
    allowEditing: true,
    allowAdding: true,
    allowDeleting: true,
    mode: "Dialog"
  },
  height: 250,
  toolbar: ["Add", "Edit", "Delete", "Update", "Cancel"],
  actionComplete: actionComplete,
  columns: [
    { field: "TaskID", headerText: "Task ID", isPrimaryKey: true, textAlign: "Right", width: 70 },
    { field: "TaskName", headerText: "Task Name", width: 100 },
    { field: "StartDate", headerText: "Start Date", textAlign: "Right", width: 90, editType: "datepickeredit",
      format: { skeleton: "yMd", type: "date" }, edit: { params: { format: "y/M/d" } }  },
    { field: "EndDate", headerText: "End Date", textAlign: "Right", width: 90, editType: "datepickeredit",
      format: { skeleton: "yMd", type: "date" }, edit: { params: { format: "y/M/d" } } },
    { field: "Duration", headerText: "Duration", textAlign: "Right", width: 90 },
    { field: "Priority", headerText: "Priority", width: 90 }
  ]
});
treeGrid.appendTo("#TreeGrid");
function actionComplete(args) {
  if (args.requestType === "beginEdit" || args.requestType === "add") {
    const dialog = args.dialog;
    const TaskName = "TaskName";
    dialog.height = 400;
    // change the header of the dialog
    dialog.header =
      args.requestType === "beginEdit"
        ? "Record of " + args.rowData[TaskName]
        : "New Customer";
  }
}
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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">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-grids/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-treegrid/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-navigations/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-lists/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-calendars/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
    
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/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="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>

You can refer to our JavaScript Tree Grid feature tour page for its groundbreaking feature representations. You can also explore our JavaScript Tree Grid example JavaScript Tree Grid example to knows how to present and manipulate data.