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Getting Started

24 May 2022 / 4 minutes to read

This section explains how to use the Syncfusion Vue Rich Text 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 Rich Text Editor package in the application

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

Install the Rich Text Editor component by using the below npm command.

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

Adding CSS reference for Syncfusion Vue Rich Text Editor component

Import the needed CSS styles for the Rich Text 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-inputs/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-lists/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-popups/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-richtexteditor/styles/material.css";
</style>

Adding Syncfusion Vue 3 Rich Text Editor component in the application

You have completed all the necessary configurations needed for rendering the Syncfusion Vue 3 component. Now, you are going to add the Rich Text Editor component using the following steps.

  • Import the Rich Text Editor component in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file.
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<script>
   import { RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar, Link, Image, HtmlEditor, Table } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-richtexteditor";
 </script>
  • Register the Rich Text Editor component.
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    import { RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar, Link, Image, HtmlEditor, Table } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-richtexteditor";
    //Component registration
    export default {
        name: "App",
        components: {
            "ejs-richtexteditor": RichTextEditorComponent,
        }
    }
  • Add the component definition in template section.
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<template>
<div>
    <div class="control-section">
    <div class="sample-container">
        <div class="default-section">
        <div id="defaultRTE">
            <ejs-richtexteditor id="default" ref="rteInstance">
            <p>The Rich Text Editor component is a WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>
            </ejs-richtexteditor>
        </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    </div>
</div>
</template>
  • Summarizing the above steps, update the src/App.vue file with the following code.
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<template>
<div>
    <div class="control-section">
    <div class="sample-container">
        <div class="default-section">
        <div id="defaultRTE">
            <ejs-richtexteditor id="default" ref="rteInstance">
            <p>The Rich Text Editor component is a WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>
            </ejs-richtexteditor>
        </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    </div>
</div>
</template>
<script>
import { RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar, Link, Image, HtmlEditor, Table } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-richtexteditor";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-richtexteditor": RichTextEditorComponent,
  },

  data: function () {
return {};
  },
  methods: {},
  provide: {
richtexteditor: [Toolbar, Link, Image, HtmlEditor, Table],
  },
};
</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.

Rich Text Editor in Vue 3

Add content using valueTemplate property in Vue 3

Rich Text Editor content can be added using valueTemplate property as given below

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<template>
  <div>
<div class="control-section">
  <div class="sample-container">
    <div class="default-section">
      <div id="defaultRTE">
        <ejs-richtexteditor
          id="default"
          ref="rteInstance"
          :valueTemplate="vueTemplate">
        </ejs-richtexteditor>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import {
  RichTextEditorComponent,
  Toolbar,
  Link,
  Image,
  HtmlEditor,
  Table,
} from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-richtexteditor";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-richtexteditor": RichTextEditorComponent,
  },

  data: function () {
return {
  vueTemplate:
    '<p>The Rich Text Editor component is a WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>',
};
  },
  methods: {},
  provide: {
richtexteditor: [Toolbar, Link, Image, HtmlEditor, Table],
  },
};
</script>