Icons support in Vue Drop down list component

16 Mar 20232 minutes to read

You can render icons to the list items by mapping the iconCss  field. This iconCss field create a span in the list item with mapped class name to allow styling as per your need.

In the following sample, icon classes are mapped with iconCss field.

  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <ejs-dropdownlist id='dropdownlist' :dataSource='sortFormatData' :fields='fields' placeholder='Select a format'></ejs-dropdownlist>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { DropDownListPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

export default {
  data () {
    return {
      sortFormatData: [
        { Class: 'sort', Type: 'Sort A to Z', Id: '1' },
        { Class: 'filter', Type: 'Filter', Id: '2' },
        { Class: 'clear', Type: 'Clear', Id: '3' }
      fields : { text: 'Type', iconCss: 'Class', value: 'Id' }
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns/styles/material.css";
  .e-list-icon {
    line-height: 1.3;
    padding-right: 10px;
    text-indent: 5px;
.sort:before {
    content: '\e890';
    font-family: 'e-icons';
    font-size: 15px;

.filter:before {
    content: '\e7ee';
    font-family: 'e-icons';
    font-size: 15px;
    opacity: 0.78;
.clear:before {
    content: '\e7fc';
    font-family: 'e-icons';
    font-size: 15px;