Dropdown Button in TypeScript Split Button

19 May 20221 minute to read

You can change the Split Button as Dropdown Button that consists of a single button that when clicked displays a drop-down list of mutually exclusive items. You can achieve this by using default functionality of Split Button with buttonMode as ej.ButtonMode.Dropdown. Initially the targetID is a mandatory one.

The following steps explain how to change the Split Button as Dropdown Button.

In the HTML page, add the following button elements to configure Button widget.

  • HTML
  • <button id="dropdownButton">login</button>
    <ul id="menu">
  • /// <reference path="tsfiles/jquery.d.ts" />
    /// <reference path="tsfiles/ej.web.all.d.ts" />
    module SplitButtonComponent {
        $(function () {
           var button = new ej.SplitButton($("#dropdownButton"), {
                size: "medium",
                showRoundedCorner: true,
                buttonMode: ej.ButtonMode.Dropdown,
                targetID: "menu"

    Execute the above code to render the following output.

    TypeScript Split Button Dropdown Button