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Buttons Overview

The Buttons provide a clickable UI functionality with arbitrary content.

The package includes the following components:

  • Button—Represents a directive that can be applied on a <button></button> element. Buttons can be temporarily enabled and disabled depending on the business logic of your project. They can also accommodate background, image, and font icons, which provide a meaningful context and help you to send your message across much more easily.
  • ButtonGroup—Contains a number of Button instances that can be initialized and controlled simultaneously.
  • DropDownButton—Has the appearance of a button. When you click on it, it shows a popup list with items.
  • SplitButton—Allows the user to execute a default action that is bound to a Button or to choose from a list of actions displayed in a drop-down list.

Basic Usage

The following example demonstrates the Button, ButtonGroup, DropDownButton, and SplitButton components in action.

    selector: 'my-app',
    styles: ['.example-wrapper,.example-col{ vertical-align: top; }'],
    template: `
        <div class="example-wrapper">
            <div class="example-col">
              <button kendoButton (click)="onButtonClick()">Default</button>
              <button kendoButton (click)="onButtonClick()" [primary]="true">Primary</button>
              <button kendoButton (click)="onButtonClick()" [disabled]="true">Disabled</button>
            <div class="example-col">
                <button kendoButton [togglable]="true">
                  Option A
                <button kendoButton [togglable]="true">
                  Option B
                <button kendoButton [togglable]="true">
                  Option C
            <div class="example-col">
                <kendo-dropdownbutton [data]="dropDownButtonItems" [icon]="'cog'" (itemClick)="onSplitButtonItemClick($event)">User Settings</kendo-dropdownbutton>
            <div class="example-col">
                <kendo-splitbutton [data]="splitButtonItems" [icon]="'paste'" (itemClick)="onSplitButtonItemClick($event)" (buttonClick)="onSplitButtonClick()">Paste</kendo-splitbutton>

class AppComponent {
    imageUrl: string = '';

    splitButtonItems: Array<any> = [{
        text: 'Keep Text Only',
        icon: 'paste-plain-text',
        click: () => { console.log('Keep Text Only click handler'); }
    }, {
        text: 'Paste as HTML',
        icon: 'paste-as-html'
    }, {
        text: 'Paste Markdown',
        icon: 'paste-markdown'
    }, {
        text: 'Set Default Paste'

    dropDownButtonItems: Array<any> = [{
        text: 'My Profile'
    }, {
        text: 'Friend Requests'
    }, {
        text: 'Account Settings'
    }, {
        text: 'Support'
    }, {
        text: 'Log Out'

    public onSplitButtonClick(dataItem: any): void {

    public onSplitButtonItemClick(dataItem: any): void {
        if (dataItem) {

    onButtonClick() {


All components referenced during the installation will be present in the final bundle of your application. To avoid ending up with components you do not actually need, you can either import all Buttons components at once by using the ButtonsModule or import a specific Buttons component by importing it as an individual NgModule.

  1. The Buttons package is published on the Progress NPM Registry. To set up your access, follow the steps in Installation.

  2. Download and install the package:

    npm install --save @progress/kendo-angular-buttons
  3. Once installed, you can import the NgModule of the components you need.

    To get all package components, import the ButtonsModule in your application root module:

    import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
       import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
       import { ButtonsModule } from '@progress/kendo-angular-buttons';
       import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
           bootstrap:    [AppComponent],
           declarations: [AppComponent],
           imports:      [BrowserModule, ButtonsModule]
       export class AppModule {

    The package also exports the following modules for individual components:

    • ButtonModule
    • ButtonGroupModule
    • DropDownButtonModule
    • SplitButtonModule

    To reduce the size of your application, include only the ones you need:

    import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
       // Imports the Button module
       import { ButtonModule } from '@progress/kendo-angular-buttons';
       // Imports the ButtonGroup module
       import { ButtonGroupModule } from '@progress/kendo-angular-buttons';
           bootstrap: [AppComponent],
           imports: [ButtonModule, ButtonGroupModule]
       export class AppModule {}


The Buttons package requires the following peer dependencies that have to be installed by your application:

  • @angular/common
  • @angular/core
  • rxjs

The following dependencies will be installed automatically:

  • @progress/kendo-angular-popup
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