textMode

You can get the node text or node with parent text in the value field by using the textMode property.

To get the node with parent in the value field of the input element, set textMode to fullPath.
It’s default value is none.

  • html
  • <input type="text" id="itemList" />
  • javascript
  • var localData = [
                        { id: 1, name: "Windows Team", hasChild: true, expanded: true },
                        { id: 2, pid: 1, name: "Clark" },
                        { id: 3, pid: 1, name: "Wright" },
                        { id: 4, pid: 1, name: "Lopez" },
                        { id: 6, pid: 1, name: "Anderson" },
                        { id: 7, name: "Web Team", hasChild: true, expanded: true },
                        { id: 8, pid: 7, name: "Joshua" },
                        { id: 9, pid: 7, name: "Matthew" },
                        { id: 10, pid: 7, name: "David" },
                        { id: 11, name: "Build Team", hasChild: true },
                        { id: 12, pid: 11, name: "Ryan" },
                        { id: 13, pid: 11, name: "Justin" },
                        { id: 14, pid: 11, name: "Robert" },
                        { id: 15, pid: 11, name: "Johnson" },
                        { id: 16, name: "WPF Team", hasChild: true },
                        { id: 17, pid: 16, name: "Rock" },
                        { id: 18, pid: 16, name: "Gospel" },
                        { id: 19, pid: 16, name: "Brown" },
                        { id: 20, pid: 16, name: "Miller" }];
            $(function () {
                $('#itemList').ejDropDownTree({
                    treeViewSettings: {
                        showCheckbox: true,
                        fields: { id: "id", parentId: "pid", value: "id", text: "name", hasChild: "hasChild", dataSource: localData, expanded: "expanded" }
                    },
                    watermarkText: "Please select",
                    textMode: "fullPath"
                });
            });

    TextMode with fullPathDelimiter

    Each selected item’s text is appended to the textbox with parent separated by delimiter “/”, by default. This is enabled by assigning textMode (enum). You can customize the delimiter option by using the fullPathDelimiter property.

  • html
  • <input type="text" id="itemList" />
  • javascript
  • <script type="text/javascript">
            var localData = [
                        { id: 1, name: "Windows Team", hasChild: true, expanded: true },
                        { id: 2, pid: 1, name: "Clark" },
                        { id: 3, pid: 1, name: "Wright" },
                        { id: 4, pid: 1, name: "Lopez" },
                        { id: 6, pid: 1, name: "Anderson" },
                        { id: 7, name: "Web Team", hasChild: true, expanded: true },
                        { id: 8, pid: 7, name: "Joshua" },
                        { id: 9, pid: 7, name: "Matthew" },
                        { id: 10, pid: 7, name: "David" },
                        { id: 11, name: "Build Team", hasChild: true },
                        { id: 12, pid: 11, name: "Ryan" },
                        { id: 13, pid: 11, name: "Justin" },
                        { id: 14, pid: 11, name: "Robert" },
                        { id: 15, pid: 11, name: "Johnson" },
                        { id: 16, name: "WPF Team", hasChild: true },
                        { id: 17, pid: 16, name: "Rock" },
                        { id: 18, pid: 16, name: "Gospel" },
                        { id: 19, pid: 16, name: "Brown" },
                        { id: 20, pid: 16, name: "Miller" }];
            $(function () {
                $('#itemList').ejDropDownTree({
                    treeViewSettings: {
                        fields: { id: "id", parentId: "pid", value: "id", text: "name", hasChild: "hasChild", dataSource: localData, expanded: "expanded" }
                    },
                    textMode: "fullPath",
                    fullPathDelimiter: "->"
                });
            });
        </script>