Icons support in Vue Multi select 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-multiselect id='multiselect' :dataSource='sortFormatData' :fields='fields' placeholder="Select a format"></ejs-multiselect>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } 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";
@import "../../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";
    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;