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jQWidgets jqxGrid autoresizecolumn() Method

Last Updated : 30 Mar, 2023
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jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful, optimized, platform-independent, and widely supported framework. The jqxGrid is used to illustrate a jQuery widget that shows data in tabular form. Moreover, it renders full support for connecting with data, as well as paging, grouping, sorting, filtering, and editing.

The autoresizecolumn() method is used to auto-resize a column of the displayed jqxGrid. It does not return anything.

Syntax:

$('#Selector').jqxGrid('autoresizecolumn', 'dataField');

Parameters:

  • dataField: It is the stated column’s data field. It is of type string.
  • all: It is used to resize the grid’s columns in order to fit the cells as well as the column header. It is an optional parameter and is of type string.
  • cells: It is used to resize the grid’s columns in order to fit the cell’s text. It is an optional parameter and is of type string.
  • column: It is used to resize columns in order to fit the text of the column. It is an optional parameter and is of type string.

 

Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the given link. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” type=”text/css” />
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqx-all.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdata.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxmenu.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxgrid.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxgrid.selection.js”></script>

Example: The below example illustrates the jqxGrid autoresizecolumn() method in jQWidgets.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" 
          href="jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css" 
          type="text/css" />
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxcore.js">
    </script>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqx-all.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxdata.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxmenu.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxgrid.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxgrid.selection.js">
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
  
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxGrid autoresizecolumn()
            method
        </h3>
        <br />
  
        <div id="jqxg"></div>
  
        <div>
            <input type="button" id="jqxBtn" 
                style="margin-top: 25px" value="Click here" />
        </div>
  
        <div id="log"></div>
    </center>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            var d = new Array();
            var subjectNames =
                ["C++", "Scala", "Java", "C", "R", "JavaScript"];
  
            var pageNumber =
                ["7", "8", "12", "11", "10", "19"];
  
            for (var j = 0; j < 7; j++) {
                var r = {};
                r["subjectnames"] =
                    subjectNames[(Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * subjectNames.length))
                    ];
  
                r["pagenumber"] =
                    pageNumber[(Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * pageNumber.length))
                    ];
                d[j] = r;
  
            }
            var src = {
                localdata: d,
                datatype: "array",
            };
            var data_Adapter = new $.jqx.dataAdapter(src);
            $("#jqxg").jqxGrid({
                source: data_Adapter,
                height: "220px",
                width: "230px",
                columns: [
                    {
                        text: "Subject Name",
                        datafield: "subjectnames",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                    {
                        text: "Page No.",
                        datafield: "pagenumber",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                ],
            });
  
            $("#jqxBtn").jqxButton({
                width: "180px",
                height: "30px",
            });
            $("#jqxBtn").on("click", function () {
                $('#jqxg').jqxGrid('autoresizecolumn', 'subjectnames');
                $("#log").html("A column is auto-resized!");
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>


Output:

Reference: https://www.jqwidgets.com/jquery-widgets-documentation/documentation/jqxgrid/jquery-grid-api.htm?search=



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