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jQWidgets jqxToolBar getTools() Method

  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2021

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 jqxToolBar is used to illustrate a jQuery widget that shows a toolbar where various tools can be spontaneously appended. Moreover, the jqxToolBar favor some widgets namely jqxButton, jqxToggleButton, jqxDropDownList, jqxComboBox as well as jqxInput. However, the custom tools can also be appended.

The getTools() method is used to return all the tools in an array from the displayed jqxToolBar. It has no parameters. It returns an array.

Syntax:

var tools = $('#Selector').jqxToolBar('getTools');

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/jqxbuttons.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxlistbox.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdropdownlist.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcombobox.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxinput.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxtoolbar.js”></script>

Example: The below example illustrates the jqxToolBar getTools() 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/jqxbuttons.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxlistbox.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxdropdownlist.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxcombobox.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxinput.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxtoolbar.js"></script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxToolBar getTools() method </h3>
  
        <div id="jqxtb"></div>
        <div>
            <input type="button" id="jqxBtn" 
                style="margin-top: 25px" 
                value="Click here" />
        </div>
        <br>
        <div id="log"></div>
    </center>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#jqxtb").jqxToolBar({
                width: "470px",
                theme: "energyblue",
                height: 70,
                tools:
            "button button | dropdownlist combobox | input",
                initTools: function (type, index, tool,
                    menuToolIninitialization) {
                    switch (index) {
                        case 0:
                            tool.text("Button1");
                            break;
                        case 1:
                            tool.text("Button2");
                            break;
                        case 2:
                            tool.jqxDropDownList({
                                width: 100,
                                source: ["Java", "Scala", "C++"],
                                selectedIndex: 2
                            });
                            break;
                        case 3:
                            tool.jqxComboBox({
                                width: 60,
                                source: [4, 5, 8, 10, 15],
                                selectedIndex: 3
                            });
                            break;
                        case 4:
                            tool.jqxInput({
                                width: 140,
                                placeHolder: "Search..."
                            });
                            break;
                    }
                }
            });
            $("#jqxBtn").jqxButton({
                width: "140px",
                height: "30px",
            });
            $("#jqxBtn").on("click", function () {
                var t = $('#jqxtb').jqxToolBar('getTools');
                var typesoftool = "Types of tool: ";
                for (var j = 0; j < t.length; j++) {
                    var presentTool = t[j];
                    typesoftool += presentTool.type + ", ";
                }
                $('#log').text(typesoftool);
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

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


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