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Templates

The MultiSelect has been provided with several options to customize each list item, group title, selected value, header, and footer elements.

Item template

The content of each list item within the MultiSelect can be customized with the help of itemTemplate property.

In the following sample, each list item is split into two columns to display relevant data’s.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' sortOrder='Ascending' :itemTemplate='itemTemplate' :dataSource='employeeData' :query='query' :fields='fields' placeholder="Select an employee"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);
import { Query, DataManager, ODataV4Adaptor } from '@syncfusion/ej2-data';

var itemVue = Vue.component("itemTemplate", {
  template: `<span><span class='name'>{{data.FirstName}}</span><span class ='city'>{{data.City}}</span></span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

export default {
  data (){
    return {
      employeeData : new DataManager({
            url: 'https://services.odata.org/V4/Northwind/Northwind.svc/',
            adaptor: new ODataV4Adaptor,
            crossDomain: true
      }),
      query : new Query().from('Employees').select(['FirstName', 'City', 'EmployeeID']).take(6),
      fields : { text: 'FirstName', value: 'EmployeeID' },
      itemTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: itemVue
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
.city {
    right: 15px;
    position: absolute;
}
</style>

Value template

The currently selected value that is displayed by default on the MultiSelect input element can be customized using the valueTemplate property.

In the following sample, the selected value is displayed as a combined text of both FirstName and City in the MultiSelect input, which is separated by a hyphen.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-dropdownlist id='dropdownlist' placeholder='Select an employee' sortOrder='Ascending' :valueTemplate="valueTemplate" :itemTemplate="itemTemplate" :dataSource='dataSource' :query='query' :fields='fields'></ejs-dropdownlist>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { DropDownListPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";
Vue.use(DropDownListPlugin);
import { DataManager,Query,ODataV4Adaptor } from "@syncfusion/ej2-data";
var itemVue = Vue.component("itemTemplate", {
  template: `<span><span class='name'>{{data.FirstName}}</span><span class ='city'>{{data.City}}</span></span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

var valueVue = Vue.component("valueTemplate", {
  template: `<span>{{data.FirstName}} - {{data.City}}</span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

export default {
  data (){
      return {
        valueTemplate : function(e) {
          return {
            template: valueVue
          }
        },
        itemTemplate : function(e) {
          return {
            template: itemVue
          }
        },
        query :  new Query().from('Employees').select(['FirstName', 'City', 'EmployeeID']).take(6),
        dataSource : new DataManager({
            url: 'https://services.odata.org/V4/Northwind/Northwind.svc/',
            adaptor: new ODataV4Adaptor,
            crossDomain: true
        }),
        fields: { text: 'FirstName', value: 'EmployeeID' }
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
.city {
    right: 15px;
    position: absolute;
}
</style>

Group template

The group header title under which appropriate sub-items are categorized can also be customize with the help of groupTemplate property. This template is common for both inline and floating group header template.

In the following sample, employees are grouped according to their city.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' sortOrder='Ascending' :groupTemplate='groupTemplate' :dataSource='employeeData' :query='query' :fields='fields' placeholder="Select an employee"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);
import { Query, DataManager, ODataV4Adaptor, Predicate } from '@syncfusion/ej2-data';
var itemVue = Vue.component("groupTemplate", {
  template: `<strong>{{data.City}}</strong>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});
export default {
  data (){
    return {
      employeeData : new DataManager({
            url: 'https://services.odata.org/V4/Northwind/Northwind.svc/',
            adaptor: new ODataV4Adaptor,
            crossDomain: true
      }),
      query : new Query().from('Employees').select(['FirstName', 'City', 'EmployeeID']).take(6).where(new Predicate('City', 'equal', 'london').or('City', 'equal', 'seattle')),
      fields : { text: 'FirstName', value: 'EmployeeID', groupBy: 'City' },
      groupTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: itemVue
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
</style>

Header template

The header element is shown statically at the top of the popup list items within the MultiSelect, and any custom element can be placed as a header element using the headerTemplate property.

In the following sample, the list items and its headers are designed and displayed as two columns similar to multiple columns of the grid.

Source
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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' sortOrder='Ascending' :headerTemplate='headerTemplate' :itemTemplate='itemTemplate' :dataSource='employeeData' :query='query' :fields='fields' placeholder="Select an employee"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);
import { Query, DataManager, ODataV4Adaptor } from '@syncfusion/ej2-data';

var headerVue = Vue.component("headerTemplate", {
  template: `<span class='head'><span class='name'>Name</span><span class='city'>City</span></span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

var itemVue = Vue.component("itemTemplate", {
  template: `<span class='item' ><span class='name'>{{data.FirstName}}</span><span class='city'>{{data.City}}</span></span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

export default {
  data (){
    return {
      employeeData : new DataManager({
            url: 'https://services.odata.org/V4/Northwind/Northwind.svc/',
            adaptor: new ODataV4Adaptor,
            crossDomain: true
      }),
      query : new Query().from('Employees').select(['FirstName', 'City', 'EmployeeID']).take(6),
      fields : { text: 'FirstName', value: 'EmployeeID' },
      headerTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: headerVue
        }
      },
      itemTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: itemVue
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
.head,
.item {
    display: table;
    width: 100%;
    margin: auto;
}

.head {
    height: 40px;
    font-size: 15px;
    font-weight: 600;
}

.name,
.city {
    display: table-cell;
    vertical-align: middle;
    width: 50%;
}

.head .name {
    text-indent: 16px;
 }

 .head .city {
    text-indent: 10px;
 }
</style>

The MultiSelect has options to show a footer element at the bottom of the list items in the popup list. Here, you can place any custom element as a footer element using the footerTemplate property.

In the following sample, footer element displays the total number of list items present in the MultiSelect.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' :dataSource='sportsData' :footerTemplate='footerTemplate' :open='onPopupOpen' :select='updateDataCount' placeholder="Select a game"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";
import { isNullOrUndefined } from "@syncfusion/ej2-base";
Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);

var footerVue = Vue.component("footerTemplate", {
  template: `<span class='foot'></span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});
export default {
  data (){
    var data = ['Badminton', 'Cricket', 'Football', 'Golf', 'Tennis'];
    return {
      sportsData: data,
      footerTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: footerVue
        }
      }
    }
  },
  methods: {
    updateDataCount: function() {
      var remainingDatasCount = document.querySelectorAll('.e-list-item').length - document.querySelectorAll('.e-hide-listitem').length;
      if (remainingDatasCount !== 0) {
        document.querySelector('.foot').innerText = "Total list item: " + (remainingDatasCount -1);
      }
    },
    onPopupOpen: function(e) {
        e.popup.element.querySelector('.foot').innerText  = "Total list item: " + (5- document.querySelectorAll('.e-chips-collection .e-chips').length);
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
.foot {
    text-indent: 1.2em;
    display: block;
    font-size: 15px;
    line-height: 40px;
    border-top: 1px solid #e0e0e0;
}
</style>

No records template

The MultiSelect is provided with support to custom design the popup list content when no data is found and no matches found on search with the help of noRecordsTemplate property.

In the following sample, popup list content displays the notification of no data available.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' :dataSource='data' :noRecordsTemplate='noRecordsTemplate' placeholder="Select an item"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);

var footerVue = Vue.component("footerTemplate", {
  template: `<span class='norecord'> NO DATA AVAILABLE</span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});

export default {
  data (){
    return {
      data: [],
      noRecordsTemplate : function(e) {
        return {
          template: footerVue
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

</script>
<style>
@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";
</style>

Action failure template

There is also an option to custom design the popup list content when the data fetch request fails at the remote server. This can be achieved using the actionFailureTemplate property.

In the following sample, when the data fetch request fails, the MultiSelect displays the notification.

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app.vue
<template>
  <div id="app">
    <div id='container' style="margin:50px auto 0; width:250px;">
        <br>
        <ejs-multiselect id='multiselect' :actionFailureTemplate='actionFailureTemplate' :dataSource='customerData' :query='query' :fields='fields' placeholder="Select a customer"></ejs-multiselect>
    </div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { MultiSelectPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

Vue.use(MultiSelectPlugin);
import { Query, DataManager, ODataV4Adaptor } from '@syncfusion/ej2-data';

var footerVue = Vue.component("footerTemplate", {
  template: `<span class='action-failure'> Data fetch get fails</span>`,
  data() {
    return {
      data: {}
    };
  }
});
export default {
  data (){
    return {
      customerData : new DataManager({
            url: 'https://services.odata.org/V4/Northwind/Northwind.svcs/',
            adaptor: new ODataV4Adaptor,
            crossDomain: true
      }),
      query : new Query().from('Customers').select(['ContactName', 'CustomerID']).take(6),
      fields : { text: 'ContactName', value: 'CustomerID' },
      actionFailureTemplate : function (e) {
        return {
          template: footerVue
        }
      }
      }
  }
}
</script>
<style>
@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";
</style>

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