Change template?

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  1. JohnVS
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    Apr 2013

    Posted 03 Oct 2014 Link to this post

    Let's say I have a DataSource of products. By default, we display the products in a list form, and that template is called "list-template". 

    <tbody data-template="list-template" data-bind="source: products"></tbody>

    What if we want to allow the user to see the same products but in grid form (e.g. "grid-template")? Can we change the data-template after the fact to do this?
  2. Petyo
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    Posted 07 Oct 2014 Link to this post

    Hello John,

    changing the template reference is not supported for a given element. You may however use if/else constructs in the template based on a global flag, change that flag and re-render the element to achieve something similar.

    Alternatively, you may have two elements bound to the same source and show/hide one of them.  

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    Petyo
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