Set custom animation in Vue Tab component

16 Mar 20236 minutes to read

Tab supports custom animations for both previous and next actions from the provided animation option of Animation library.

The animation property also allows you to set easing, duration, and various other effects.

Default animation is given as SlideLeftIn for previous tab animation and SlideRightIn for next tab animation. You can also disable the animation by setting the animation effect as None. Also, please use the following CSS to disable indicator animation for animation effect as None.

.e-tab .e-tab-header:not(.e-vertical) .e-indicator, .e-tab .e-tab-header.e-vertical .e-indicator {
    transition: none;

The sample demonstrates some types of animation that suits Tab. You can check all the animation effects here.

    <div id="app">
   <div style='padding-top: 25px'>
    <div class='row'>
    <div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-6 col-lg-6 col-md-6">
      <label> Previous Animation </label></div>
      <div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-6 col-lg-6 col-md-6">
      <div class='custom_drop'><ejs-dropdownlist ref="previousInstance" :change= 'previousAnimationChange' index='0' :dataSource='animationData' placeholder='Previous Animation'></ejs-dropdownlist></div>
    <div class='row'>
    <div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-6 col-lg-6 col-md-6">
    <label> Next Animation </label></div>
    <div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-6 col-lg-6 col-md-6">
    <div class='custom_drop'><ejs-dropdownlist ref="nextInstance" :change= 'nextAnimationChange' index='1' :dataSource='animationData' placeholder='Next Animation'></ejs-dropdownlist></div>
    <div style='padding-top: 25px'>
        <ejs-tab id='element' ref="element">
                   <e-tabitem :header='headerText0' :content="content0"></e-tabitem>
                    <e-tabitem :header='headerText1' :content="content1"></e-tabitem>
                    <e-tabitem :header='headerText2' :content="content2"></e-tabitem>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { TabPlugin } from '@syncfusion/ej2-vue-navigations';
import { DropDownList } from '@syncfusion/ej2-dropdowns';
import { DropDownListPlugin } from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-dropdowns";

export default {
  name: 'app',
 data: function() {
    return {
        headerText0: { text: 'ASP.NET' },
          headerText1: { text: 'ASP.NET MVC' },
          headerText2: { text: 'JavaScript' },

        content0: 'ASP.NET is an open-source server-side web application framework designed for web development to produce ' +
        'dynamic web pages. It was developed by Microsoft to allow programmers to build dynamic web sites, web applications ' +
        'and web services. It was first released in January 2002 with version 1.0 of the .NET Framework, and is the successor ' +
        'to Microsoft\'\s Active Server Pages (ASP) technology. ASP.NET is built on the Common Language Runtime (CLR), allowing ' +
        'programmers to write ASP.NET code using any supported .NET language. The ASP.NET SOAP extension framework allows ' +
        'ASP.NET components to process SOAP messages.',

         content1: 'The ASP.NET MVC is a web application framework developed by Microsoft, which implements the ' +
        'model–view–controller (MVC) pattern. It is open-source software, apart from the ASP.NET Web Forms component which is ' +
        'proprietary. In the later versions of ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, and ASP.NET Web Pages (a platform using ' +
        'only Razor pages) will merge into a unified MVC 6.The project is called ASP.NET vNext.',

         content2: 'JavaScript (JS) is an interpreted computer programming language. It was originally implemented as ' +
        'part of web browsers so that client-side scripts could interact with the user, control the browser, communicate ' +
        'asynchronously, and alter the document content that was displayed.[5] More recently, however, it has become common in ' +
        'both game development and the creation of desktop applications.',
 animationData:['SlideLeftIn', 'SlideRightIn', 'FadeIn', 'FadeOut', 'FadeZoomIn', 'FadeZoomOut', 'ZoomIn', 'ZoomOut', 'None'];
methods: {
 previousAnimationChange: function(e) {
   var tabObj = this.$refs.element.ej2Instances;
   var ddlobj = this.$refs.previousInstance.ej2Instances;
  tabObj.animation.previous.effect = ddlobj.value;
 nextAnimationChange: function(e) {
      var tabObj = this.$refs.element.ej2Instances;
      var ddlobj = this.$refs.nextInstance.ej2Instances; = ddlobj.value;

  @import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
  @import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-buttons/styles/material.css";
  @import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-popups/styles/material.css";
  @import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-navigations/styles/material.css";