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How to add custom column with check box

Platform: ASP.NET MVC |
Control: Gantt |
Published Date: July 10, 2017 |
Last Revised Date: May 27, 2019

In Gantt, user can display checkbox column by using load client side event and column template support. The below code snippet explains initializing a custom column with checkbox and saving the editing changes to the data source.

Code snippets:

<script type="text/x-jsrender" id="customColumnTemplate">
<div style="margin-left:20px;">
{{if State}}
<input class="customCheckbox" type="checkbox" checked="checked" value="" /> {{else}}
<input class="customCheckbox" type="checkbox" value="" /> {{/if}}




function Load(args) {
var columns = this.getColumns();
columns.splice(4, 0,
field: "State",
headerText: "State",
isTemplateColumn: true,
templateID: "customColumnTemplate",
width: "80px",
// To prevent the string edit while editing check box
function BeginEdit(args) {           
var columnIndex = args.columnIndex;
if (columnIndex == 4) {
args.cancel = true;
//Get checked row and select or unselect corresponding records
$("#Gantt").on("change", ".customCheckbox", function (e) {
var $tr = $(e.target).closest('tr'),
ganttObj = $("#Gantt").data("ejGantt"),
checkStatus = $(e.target).is(':checked'),
$gridRows = ganttObj.getRows(),
rowIndex = $gridRows.index($tr),
record = ganttObj.model.currentViewData &&    
record["state"] = checkStatus;

The following output is displayed for the above code example.

Add custom column with check box.Sample link

A sample to add Custom columns with checkbox is available in the following sample link

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