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How to Create More Options in ReactJS ?

  • Last Updated : 10 Feb, 2021

More Options is a common feature that every application has to show the user some extra functionality on click on that button. Material UI for React has this component available for us and it is very easy to integrate. We can create More Options in ReactJS using the following approach.

Creating React Application And Installing Module.

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Step 1: Create a React application using the following command.

npx create-react-app foldername

Step 2: After creating your project folder i.e. foldername, move to it using the following command.



cd foldername

Step 3: After creating the ReactJS application, Install the material-ui modules using the following command:

npm install @material-ui/core
npm install @material-ui/icons

App.js: Now write down the following code in the App.js file. Here, App is our default component where we have written our code.

Javascript




import React from "react";
import MoreVertIcon from "@material-ui/icons/MoreVert";
import IconButton from "@material-ui/core/IconButton";
import MenuItem from "@material-ui/core/MenuItem";
import Menu from "@material-ui/core/Menu";
  
const App = () => {
  const [anchorEl, setAnchorEl] = React.useState(null);
  
  const MyOptions = [
    "Share via Whatsapp",
    "Send Email",
    "Download",
    "Save as PDF",
  ];
  
  const handleClick = (event) => {
    setAnchorEl(event.currentTarget);
  };
  
  const open = Boolean(anchorEl);
  
  const handleClose = () => {
    setAnchorEl(null);
  };
  
  return (
    <div
      style={{
        marginLeft: "40%",
      }}
    >
      <h2>How to Create More Options in ReactJS?</h2>
      <span>More Options => </span>
      <IconButton
        aria-label="more"
        onClick={handleClick}
        aria-haspopup="true"
        aria-controls="long-menu"
      >
        <MoreVertIcon />
      </IconButton>
      <Menu 
        anchorEl={anchorEl} 
        keepMounted onClose={handleClose} 
        open={open}>
        {MyOptions.map((option) => (
          <MenuItem
            key={option} 
            onClick={handleClose}>
            {option}
          </MenuItem>
        ))}
      </Menu>
    </div>
  );
};
  
export default App;

Step to Run Application: Run the application using the following command from the root directory of the project:

npm start

Output: Now open your browser and go to http://localhost:3000/, you will see the following output.




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