JavaScript Context Menu

JavaScript Context Menu

Introducing the jSuites context menu, a dynamic JavaScript plugin designed to enrich web applications by enabling custom right-click context menus on HTML elements. Perfectly adaptable across different web frameworks, this tool is optimized for a smooth and consistent user experience on all devices, including mobile. With its broad customization capabilities, you can easily integrate submenus, icons, and specific event handlers to create a more interactive and user-friendly interface. Key Features:

  • Framework Flexibility: Easily integrate with React, Angular, VueJS and other frameworks.
  • Mobile Optimization: Ensures a responsive and intuitive experience on mobile devices.
  • Extensive Customization: Offers various options, including custom events, submenus, and icon inclusion, for a tailored application feel.
  • Versatile Implementation: This can be used as a standalone JavaScript plugin or as a web component, providing flexibility in application development.

Examples

Context Menu as a Web Component

Using this example, incorporate a custom context menu into your web application. This implementation showcases setting up a context menu as a web component, allowing for seamless integration and enhanced interactivity within your application.

<html>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.js"></script>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.webcomponents.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />

<jsuites-contextmenu id='contextmenu-webcomponent'>
    <div onclick="alert('About is clicked')"><a>About</a> <span>CTRL+A</span></div>
    <div onclick="window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7')">Go to Jspreadsheet Pro website</div>
    <hr>
    <div data-icon="save">Save</div>
    <div>
        <a>Submenus</a>
        <span>►</span>
        <div class="jcontextmenu" tabindex="900">
            <div><a>Sub menu 1</a><span>Ctrl + X</span></div>
        </div>
    </div>
</jsuites-contextmenu>

<div aria-contextmenu-id="contextmenu-webcomponent" style="border:1px solid gray;width:400px;height:300px;"></div>
<i class="small">right click inside the square to open the contextmenu</i>
</html>
import { Contextmenu } from 'jsuites/react'
import { useRef, useEffect } from 'react'
import 'jsuites/dist/jsuites.css'


function App() {
    const contextmenu = useRef(null);
    const container = useRef(null);

    useEffect(() => {
        if (container.current) {
            container.current.addEventListener("contextmenu", function (e) {
                contextmenu.current.open(e);
                e.preventDefault();
            });
        }
    }, [])

    return (
        <div className="App">
            <div ref={container} style={{ width: "400px", height: "300px", border: "1px solid gray" }}></div>
            <Contextmenu ref={contextmenu} items={[
                {
                    title: 'About',
                    shortcut: 'Ctrl + A',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('About is clicked');
                    },
                },
                {
                    title: 'Go to Jspreadsheet Pro website',
                    onclick: function () {
                        window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7');
                    },
                },
                {
                    type: 'line'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Save',
                    icon: 'save'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Submenus',
                    shortcut: '►',
                    submenu: [
                        {
                            title: 'Submenu 1',
                            shortcut: 'Ctrl + X',
                        }
                    ]
                },
            ]} onclick={function () {
                contextmenu.current.close(false);
            }} />
        </div>
    );
}

export default App;
<template>
    <div ref="container" @contextmenu="open" style="height: 300px; width: 400px; border: 1px solid gray;"></div>
    <Contextmenu ref="contextmenu" :onclick="handleClick" :items="items" />
</template>

<script>
import { Contextmenu } from "jsuites/vue";
import 'jsuites/dist/jsuites.css'

export default {
    name: 'App',
    components: {
        Contextmenu
    },
    data() {
        return {
            items: [
                {
                    title: 'About',
                    shortcut: 'Ctrl + A',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('About is clicked');
                    },
                },
                {
                    title: 'Go to Jspreadsheet Pro website',
                    onclick: function () {
                        window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7');
                    },
                },
                {
                    type: 'line'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Save',
                    icon: 'save'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Submenus',
                    shortcut: '►',
                    submenu: [
                        {
                            title: 'Submenu 1',
                            shortcut: 'Ctrl + X',
                        }
                    ]
                },
            ]
        }
    },
    methods: {
        open: function (e) {
            this.$refs.contextmenu.current.open(e);
            e.preventDefault();
        },
        handleClick: function () {
            this.$refs.contextmenu.current.close(false);
        }
    }
};
</script>

Context Menu with Vanilla JavaScript

Easily add a context menu to your web projects using only vanilla JavaScript for a lightweight and customizable solution.

<html>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />

<div id='container' style='border:1px solid gray;width:400px;height:300px;'></div>
<i class="small">right click inside the square to open the contextmenu</i>

<div id='contextmenu'></div>

<script>
var contextMenu = jSuites.contextmenu(document.getElementById('contextmenu'), {
    items:[
        {
            title:'Copy',
            shortcut:'Ctrl + C',
            onclick:function() {
                alert('Copy');
            },
            tooltip: 'Method to copy the text',
        },
        {
            type:'line'
        },
        {
            title:'Visit the website',
            onclick:function() {
                window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7');
            }
        },
        {
            title:'Google',
            disabled: true,
            onclick:function() {
                alert('jSuites v2')
            }
        },
        {
            title:'About',
            onclick:function() {
                alert('jSuites v2')
            }
        },
    ],
    onclick:function() {
        contextMenu.close(false);
    }
});

document.getElementById('container').addEventListener("contextmenu", function(e) {
    contextMenu.open(e);
    e.preventDefault();
});
</script>
import { Contextmenu } from 'jsuites/react'
import { useRef, useEffect } from 'react'
import 'jsuites/dist/jsuites.css'


function App() {
    const contextmenu = useRef(null);
    const container = useRef(null);

    useEffect(() => {
        if (container.current) {
            container.current.addEventListener("contextmenu", function (e) {
                contextmenu.current.open(e);
                e.preventDefault();
            });
        }
    }, [])

    return (
        <div className="App">
            <div ref={container} style={{ width: "400px", height: "300px", border: "1px solid gray" }}></div>
            <Contextmenu ref={contextmenu} items={[
                {
                    title: 'Copy',
                    shortcut: 'Ctrl + C',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('Copy');
                    },
                    tooltip: 'Method to copy the text',
                },
                {
                    type: 'line'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Visit the website',
                    onclick: function () {
                        window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7');
                    }
                },
                {
                    title: 'Google',
                    disabled: true,
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('jSuites v2')
                    }
                },
                {
                    title: 'About',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('jSuites v2')
                    }
                },
            ]} onclick={function () {
                contextmenu.current.close(false);
            }} />
        </div>
    );
}

export default App;
<template>
    <div ref="container" @contextmenu="open" style="height: 300px; width: 400px; border: 1px solid gray;"></div>
    <Contextmenu ref="contextmenu" :onclick="handleClick" :items="items" />
</template>

<script>
import { Contextmenu } from "jsuites/vue";
import 'jsuites/dist/jsuites.css'

export default {
    name: 'App',
    components: {
        Contextmenu
    },
    data() {
        return {
            items: [
                {
                    title: 'Copy',
                    shortcut: 'Ctrl + C',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('Copy');
                    },
                    tooltip: 'Method to copy the text',
                },
                {
                    type: 'line'
                },
                {
                    title: 'Visit the website',
                    onclick: function () {
                        window.open('https://jspreadsheet.com/v7');
                    }
                },
                {
                    title: 'Google',
                    disabled: true,
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('jSuites v2')
                    }
                },
                {
                    title: 'About',
                    onclick: function () {
                        alert('jSuites v2')
                    }
                },
            ]
        }
    },
    methods: {
        open: function (e) {
            this.$refs.contextmenu.current.open(e);
            e.preventDefault();
        },
        handleClick: function () {
            this.$refs.contextmenu.current.close(false);
        }
    }
};
</script>