Open and close contextmenu in Vue Context menu component

16 Mar 20233 minutes to read

ContextMenu can be opened and closed programmatically whenever required by using the open and close methods.

Install Syncfusion Button packages using below command.

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

In the following example, the ContextMenu is opened using the open method at the specified position using top and left. Also, ContextMenu is closed using close method on ContextMenu item click or document click.

<ejs-contextmenu id='cmenu' :items='menuItems'></ejs-contextmenu>
<ejs-button v-on:click.native='btnClick'>Open ContextMenu</ejs-button>

import Vue from 'vue';
import { ContextMenuPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-navigations";
import { ButtonPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-buttons";
import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';

export default {
    data () {
        return {
                    text: 'Cut'
                    text: 'Copy'
                    text: 'Paste'
    methods: {
        btnClick: function(event) {
            document.getElementById('cmenu').ej2_instances[0].open(40, 20);

@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css";

#target {
  border: 1px dashed;
  height: 150px;
  padding: 10px;
  position: relative;
  text-align: justify;
  color: gray;
  user-select: none;