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Getting Started With Vue3 in Vue In-place Editor component

14 Oct 2021 / 4 minutes to read

This section explains how to use Syncfusion Vue In-place Editor 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 In-place Editor package in the application

All the available Essential JS 2 packages are published in npmjs.com registry.

Install the In-place Editor component by using the below npm command.

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor --save

Adding CSS reference for Syncfusion Vue In-place Editor component

Import the needed css styles for the In-place Editor 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-calendars/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-lists/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-richtexteditor/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor/styles/material.css";
</style>

Adding Syncfusion Vue In-place Editor 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 In-place Editor component using following steps.

  • Import the In-place Editor component in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file.
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<script>
   import { InPlaceEditorComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor";
 </script>
  • Register the In-place Editor component.
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    import { InPlaceEditorComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor";
    //Component registeration
    export default {
        name: "App",
        components: {
            "ejs-inplaceeditor": InPlaceEditorComponent,
        }
    }
  • Add the component definition in template section.
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<template>
<div id="app">
    <ejs-inplaceeditor id="inplace_editor" type="Text" value="Andrew" :model="model">
    </ejs-inplaceeditor>
</div>
</template>
  • Summarizing the above steps, update the src/App.vue file with following code.
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<template>
<div id="app">
    <ejs-inplaceeditor id="inplace_editor" type="Text" value="Andrew" :model="model">
    </ejs-inplaceeditor>
</div>
</template>
<script>
import { InPlaceEditorComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-inplaceeditor": InPlaceEditorComponent
  },

  data: function () {
return {
   model: {
  placeholder: 'Enter employee name'
  },
};
  }
};
</script>

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.

Output

Configure DropDownList in Vue3

You can render DropDownList by changing the type property as DropDownList and configure its properties and methods using the model property.

In the following sample, type and model values are configured to render the DropDownList component.

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<template>
  <div id="app">
<ejs-inplaceeditor
  id="gender"
  type="DropDownList"
  mode="Inline"
  value="Male"
  :model="dropdownModel"
></ejs-inplaceeditor>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import { InPlaceEditorComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor";
export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-inplaceeditor": InPlaceEditorComponent,
  },

  data: function () {
return {
  dropdownModel: {
    dataSource: ["Male", "Female"],
    placeholder: "Select gender",
  },
};
  },
};
</script>

Integrate DatePicker in Vue3

You can render DatePicker by changing the type property as Date and also configure its properties and methods using model property.

In the below sample, type and model values are configured to render the DatePicker component.

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<template>
  <div id="app">
<ejs-inplaceeditor
  id="inplace_editor"
  type="Date"
  :model="model"
  :value="value"
>
</ejs-inplaceeditor>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import { InPlaceEditorComponent } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inplace-editor";
export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-inplaceeditor": InPlaceEditorComponent,
  },

  data: function () {
return {
  value: new Date("04/12/2018"),
  model: {
    showTodayButton: true,
  },
};
  },
};
</script>