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Getting Started with Vue 3 in Vue ColorPicker component

15 Oct 2021 / 3 minutes to read

This section explains how to use ColorPicker component in Vue 3 application.

Prerequisites

  • vue : 3+
  • node : 10.15+
  • vue-class-component : 8.0.0-rc.1

Creating Vue application using Vue CLI

The easiest way to create a Vue application is to use the Vue CLI. Vue CLI versions above 4.5.0 are mandatory for creating applications using Vue 3. Use the following command to uninstall older versions of the Vue CLI.

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npm uninstall vue-cli -g

Use the following commands to install the latest version of Vue CLI.

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npm install -g @vue/cli
npm install -g @vue/cli-init

Create a new project using the command below.

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vue create quickstart
cd quickstart

Initiating a new project prompts us to choose the type of project to be used for the current application. Select the option Default (Vue 3 Preview) from the menu.

Reference

Adding Syncfusion ColorPicker package in the application

Syncfusion Vue packages are maintained in the npmjs.com registry. The ColorPicker component will be used in this example. To install it use the following command.

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs --save

Adding CSS reference for Syncfusion Vue ColorPicker component

Import the needed css styles for the ColorPicker component along with dependency styles in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file as follows.

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<style>
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css';
</style>

Adding Syncfusion Vue ColorPicker component in the application

You have completed all the necessary configurations needed for rendering the Syncfusion Vue component. Now, you are going to add the ColorPicker component using following steps.

  1. Import the ColorPicker component in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file.
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  <script>
  import { ColorPickerComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs";
  </script>
  1. Register the ColorPicker component which is used in this example.
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   import { ColorPickerComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs";

   export default {
       name: "App",
       components: {
       "ejs-colorpicker": ColorPickerComponent
       }
   }
  1. Add the component definition in template section.
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<template>
<ejs-colorpicker></ejs-colorpicker>
</template>
  1. Summarizing the above steps, update the src/App.vue file with following code.
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<template>
<ejs-colorpicker></ejs-colorpicker>
</template>

<script>
import { ColorPickerComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs";

export default {
    name: "App",
    components: {
      "ejs-colorpicker": ColorPickerComponent
    }
}
</script>
<style>
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css';
@import '../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css';
</style>

Running the application

Run the application using the following command.

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npm run serve

Web server will be initiated, Open the quick start app in the browser at port localhost:8080.

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