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Add or remove context menu items in React ContextMenu component

31 Jan 2023 / 1 minute to read

ContextMenu items can be added or removed using the insertAfter, insertBefore and removeItems methods.

In the following example, the Display Settings menu items are added before the Personalize item, the Sort By menu items are added after the Refresh, and the Paste item is removed from context menu.

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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { ContextMenuComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-navigations';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';
enableRipple(true);
function App() {
    let cMenu;
    let menuItems = [
        {
            items: [
                {
                    text: 'Large icons'
                },
                {
                    text: 'Medium icons'
                },
                {
                    text: 'Small icons'
                }
            ],
            text: 'View'
        },
        {
            text: 'Refresh'
        },
        {
            text: 'Paste'
        },
        {
            separator: true
        },
        {
            text: 'New'
        },
        {
            separator: true
        },
        {
            text: 'Personalize'
        }
    ];
    function created() {
        cMenu.insertAfter([{ text: 'Sort By' }], 'Refresh');
        cMenu.insertBefore([{ text: 'Display Settings' }], 'Personalize');
        cMenu.removeItems(['Paste']);
    }
    ;
    return (<div className="container">
            <div id='target'>Right click / Touch hold to open the ContextMenu</div>
              <ContextMenuComponent id="cmenu" ref={(scope) => cMenu = scope} target='#target' items={menuItems} created={created}/>
          </div>);
}
export default App;
ReactDom.render(<App />, document.getElementById('element'));
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
            
    <title>Syncfusion React ContextMenu</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.38/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="index.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='element'>
        <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
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#loader {
	color: #008cff;
	height: 40px;
	left: 45%;
	position: absolute;
	top: 45%;
	width: 30%;
}

#target {
	border: 1px dashed;
	height: 150px;
	padding: 10px;
	position: relative;
	text-align: justify;
	color: gray;
	user-select: none;
}
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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { ContextMenuComponent, MenuItemModel } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-navigations';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';

enableRipple(true);

function App() {
  let cMenu: ContextMenuComponent;
  let menuItems: MenuItemModel[] = [
    {
        items: [
          {
            text: 'Large icons'
          },
          {
            text: 'Medium icons'
          },
          {
            text: 'Small icons'
          }
        ],
        text: 'View'
    },
    {
        text: 'Refresh'
    },
    {
        text: 'Paste'
    },
    {
        separator: true
    },
    {
        text: 'New'
    },
    {
        separator: true
    },
    {
        text: 'Personalize'
    }];

  function created(): void {
    cMenu.insertAfter([{text: 'Sort By'}] , 'Refresh');
    cMenu.insertBefore([{text: 'Display Settings'}] , 'Personalize');
    cMenu.removeItems(['Paste']);
  };

  return (
          <div className="container">
            <div id='target'>Right click / Touch hold to open the ContextMenu</div>
              <ContextMenuComponent id="cmenu" ref={(scope) => cMenu = scope as ContextMenuComponent} target='#target' items={menuItems} created={created}/>
          </div>
      );
}
export default App;
ReactDom.render(<App />,document.getElementById('element'));