Toolbar

Toolbar can be shown by defining the show-toolbar property in toolbar-settings. Toolbar has option to add default items in toolbar-items and customized items in ` custom-toolbar-items`.

Default toolbar items

The following table shows default toolbar items and its action.

Default toolbar items Action
Add Add a new row
Edit Edit an existing
Delete Delete a row
Update Update edited or added row
Cancel Cancel edited or added row
Search Search text in records
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using SyncfusionMvcApplication1;
using SyncfusionMvcApplication1.Models;
namespace SyncfusionMvcApplication1.Controllers
{
    public class GridController : Controller
    {
        //
        // GET: /Grid/
        public IActionResult GridFeatures()
        {
            var DataSource = new NorthwindDataContext().OrdersViews.ToList();
            ViewBag.datasource = DataSource;
            return View();
        }
    }
}
<ej-grid id="FlatGrid" allow-paging="true" datasource="ViewBag.DataSource">
    <e-edit-settings allow-adding="true" allow-editing="true" allow-deleting="true"></e-edit-settings>
    <e-toolbar-settings show-toolbar="true" toolbar-items='@new List<string> {"add","edit","delete","update","cancel"}' />
    <e-context-menu-settings enable-context-menu="true"></e-context-menu-settings>
    <e-columns>
        <e-column field="OrderID" is-primary-key="true" header-text="Order ID" text-align="Right" width="90"></e-column>
        <e-column field="CustomerID" header-text="CustomerID" width="90"></e-column>
        <e-column field="EmployeeID" header-text="Employee ID" text-align="Right" width="80"></e-column>
        <e-column field="Freight" format="{0:c2}" header-text="Freight" text-align="Right"></e-column>
        <e-column field="ShipName" header-text="Ship Name" width="150"></e-column>
    </e-columns>
</ej-grid>

IMPORTANT

The allow-adding, allow-editing and allow-deleting need to be enabled for add, delete, edit, save & cancel in toolbar-items. allow-searching to be enabled while adding search in toolbar to perform search action.

Custom Toolbar items

Custom toolbar is used to create your own toolbar items in toolbar. Using the custom-toolbar-items property of toolbar-settings, our own toolbar items can defined. Actions for this customized toolbar item is defined in toolbar-click event.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using SyncfusionMvcApplication1;
using SyncfusionMvcApplication1.Models;
namespace SyncfusionMvcApplication1.Controllers
{
    public class GridController : Controller
    {
        //
        // GET: /Grid/
        public ActionResult GridFeatures()
        {
            var DataSource = new NorthwindDataContext().OrdersViews.ToList();
            ViewBag.datasource = DataSource;
            return View();
        }
    }
}
<ej-grid id="FlatGrid" datasource="ViewBag.datasource" allow-paging="true" allow-grouping="true" 
         group-settings="@(new GroupSettings { GroupedColumns= new List<string>() { "ShipCity" } })" toolbar-click="onToolBarClick">
   <e-toolbar-settings show-toolbar="true">
       <e-custom-toolbar-items>
           <e-custom-toolbar-item template-id="#Refresh"></e-custom-toolbar-item>
       </e-custom-toolbar-items>
   </e-toolbar-settings>
    <e-columns>
        <e-column field="OrderID" is-primary-key="true" header-text="Order ID" text-align="Right" width="90"></e-column>
        <e-column field="CustomerID" header-text="CustomerID" width="90"></e-column>
        <e-column field="EmployeeID" header-text="Employee ID" text-align="Right" width="80"></e-column>
        <e-column field="Freight" format="{0:c2}" header-text="Freight" text-align="Right"></e-column>
        <e-column field="ShipCity" header-text="Ship City" width="150"></e-column>
    </e-columns>
</ej-grid>

<style type="text/css" class="cssStyles">
    .refresh:before {
        content: "\e677";
    }
</style>

<script id="Refresh" type="text/x-jsrender">
    <a class="e-toolbaricons e-icon refresh" />
</script>

<script type="text/javascript">
    function onToolBarClick(args) {
        this.refreshContent(); //refresh content using grid instance
    }
</script>