Selection and Hovering

Selection provides an interactive support to highlight the card that you select. Selection can be done through simple Mouse down or Keyboard interaction. To enable selection, set e-allow-selection as true.

You can see the mouse hovering effect on the corresponding cards using e-allow-hover property. By default selection and hovering is true.

Types of Selection

Two types of selections available in Kanban are,

  1. Single
  2. Multiple

Single Selection

To enable single selection by setting e-selection-type property as single.

Multiple Selection

Multiple selections is an interactive support to select a group of cards in Kanban by mouse or keyboard interactions. To enable multiple selections by set e-selection-type property as multiple.

You can select multiple random cards below key press.

Keys Description
Ctrl + mouse left To select multiple random cards.
Shift + mouse left To continuous cards select.

To unselect selected cards, by press “Shift + mouse left” click on selected row.

The following code example describes the above behavior.

  • html
  • <template>
      <div>
          <ej-kanban id="Kanban" e-data-source.bind="KanbanData" e-key-field="Status" e-fields.bind="Field" e-selection-type="multiple">
              <ej-kanban-column e-header-text="Backlog" e-key="Open"></ej-kanban-column>
              <ej-kanban-column e-header-text="In Progress" e-key="InProgress"></ej-kanban-column>
              <ej-kanban-column e-header-text="Testing" e-key="Testing"></ej-kanban-column>
              <ej-kanban-column e-header-text="Done" e-key="Close"></ej-kanban-column>
          </ej-kanban>
      </div>
    </template>
  • html
  • export class Kanban {
        constructor() {
            this.KanbanData = [
               { Id: 1, Status: "Open", Summary: "Analyze the new requirements gathered from the customer.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Analyze,Customer", Estimate: 3.5, Assignee: "Nancy Davloio", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/1.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 2, Status: "InProgress", Summary: "Improve application performance", Type: "Improvement", Priority: "Normal", Tags: "Improvement", Estimate: 6, Assignee: "Andrew Fuller", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/2.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 3, Status: "Open", Summary: "Arrange a web meeting with the customer to get new requirements.", Type: "Others", Priority: "Critical", Tags: "Meeting", Estimate: 5.5, Assignee: "Janet Leverling", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/3.png", RankId: 2 },
               { Id: 4, Status: "InProgress", Summary: "Fix the issues reported in the IE browser.", Type: "Bug", Priority: "Release Breaker", Tags: "IE", Estimate: 2.5, Assignee: "Janet Leverling", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/3.png", RankId: 2 },
               { Id: 5, Status: "Testing", Summary: "Fix the issues reported by the customer.", Type: "Bug", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Customer", Estimate: "3.5", Assignee: "Steven walker", ImgUrl:"/images/kanban/5.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 6, Status: "Close", Summary: "Arrange a web meeting with the customer to get the login page requirements.", Type: "Others", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Meeting", Estimate: 2, Assignee: "Michael Suyama", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/6.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 7, Status: "Validate", Summary: "Validate new requirements", Type: "Improvement", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Validation", Estimate: 1.5, Assignee: "Robert King", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/7.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 8, Status: "Close", Summary: "Login page validation", Type: "Story", Priority: "Release Breaker", Tags: "Validation,Fix", Estimate: 2.5, Assignee: "Laura Callahan", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/8.png", RankId: 2 },
               { Id: 9, Status: "Testing", Summary: "Fix the issues reported in Safari browser.", Type: "Bug", Priority: "Release Breaker", Tags: "Fix,Safari", Estimate: 1.5, Assignee: "Nancy Davloio", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/1.png", RankId: 2 },
               { Id: 10, Status: "Close", Summary: "Test the application in the IE browser.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Testing,IE", Estimate: 5.5, Assignee: "Margaret hamilt", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/4.png", RankId: 3 },
               { Id: 11, Status: "Validate", Summary: "Validate the issues reported by the customer.", Type: "Story", Priority: "High", Tags: "Validation,Fix", Estimate: 1, Assignee: "Steven walker", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/5.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 12, Status: "Testing", Summary: "Check Login page validation.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Release Breaker", Tags: "Testing", Estimate: 0.5, Assignee: "Michael Suyama", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/6.png", RankId: 3 },
               { Id: 13, Status: "Open", Summary: "API improvements.", Type: "Improvement", Priority: "High", Tags: "Grid,API", Estimate: 3.5, Assignee: "Robert King", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/7.png", RankId: 3 },
               { Id: 14, Status: "InProgress", Summary: "Add responsive support to application", Type: "Epic", Priority: "Critical", Tags: "Responsive", Estimate: 6, Assignee: "Laura Callahan", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/8.png", RankId: 3 },
               { Id: 15, Status: "Open", Summary: "Show the retrieved data from the server in grid control.", Type: "Story", Priority: "High", Tags: "Database,SQL", Estimate: 5.5, Assignee: "Margaret hamilt", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/4.png", RankId: 4 },
               { Id: 16, Status: "InProgress", Summary: "Fix cannot open user’s default database SQL error.", Priority: "Critical", Type: "Bug", Tags: "Database,Sql2008", Estimate: 2.5, Assignee: "Janet Leverling", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/3.png", RankId: 4 },
               { Id: 17, Status: "Testing", Summary: "Fix the issues reported in data binding.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Normal", Tags: "Databinding", Estimate: "3.5", Assignee: "Janet Leverling", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/3.png", RankId: 4 },
               { Id: 18, Status: "Close", Summary: "Analyze SQL server 2008 connection.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Release Breaker", Tags: "Grid,Sql", Estimate: 2, Assignee: "Andrew Fuller", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/2.png", RankId: 4 },
               { Id: 19, Status: "Validate", Summary: "Validate databinding issues.", Type: "Story", Priority: "Low", Tags: "Validation", Estimate: 1.5, Assignee: "Margaret hamilt", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/4.png", RankId: 1 },
               { Id: 20, Status: "Close", Summary: "Analyze grid control.", Type: "Story", Priority: "High", Tags: "Analyze", Estimate: 2.5, Assignee: "Margaret hamilt", ImgUrl: "/images/kanban/4.png", RankId: 5 }];
            this.Field = { primaryKey: 'Id', content: 'Summary', tag:'Tags'};
        }
    };

    The following output is displayed as a result of the above code example.