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  • Last Updated : 09 Sep, 2022
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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 jqxDataTable is used for reading and displaying the data from the HTML Table. This is also used to display data from various data sources like  XML, JSON, Array, CSV, or TSV.

The source property is used to specify the data source of the displayed jqxDataTable. This property is intended to point towards a prototype of jqxDataAdapter. Moreover, in order to remove the source of data one needs to set this property to null. It is of Object type and its default value is null.

Syntax:

Set the source property.

$('Selector').jqxDataTable({ source: null });

 

Return the source property.

var source = $('Selector').jqxDataTable('source');

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.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdata.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/jqxdatatable.js”></script>

Example 1: The below example illustrates the jqxDataTable source property 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/jqxdata.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/jqxdatatable.js">
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
  
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxDataTable
            source Property
        </h3>
  
        <div id="jqxdt"></div>
    </center>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            var d = new Array();
            var subjectNames =
                ["C++", "Scala", "Java",
                    "C", "R", "JavaScript"];
  
            var pageNumber = ["7", "8",
                "12", "11", "10", "19"];
  
            for (var j = 0; j < 26; j++) {
                var r = {};
                r["subjectnames"] =
                    subjectNames[Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * subjectNames.length)
                    ];
  
                r["pagenumber"] =
                    pageNumber[Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * pageNumber.length)
                    ];
                d[j] = r;
  
            }
            var src = {
                localdata: d,
                datatype: "array",
            };
            var data_Adapter = new $.jqx.dataAdapter(src);
            $("#jqxdt").jqxDataTable({
                source: data_Adapter,
                pageable: true,
                height: 170,
                columns: [
                    {
                        text: "Subject Name",
                        datafield: "subjectnames",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                    {
                        text: "Page No.",
                        datafield: "pagenumber",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                ],
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

 

Example 2: The following is another example of the jqxDataTable source property 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.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxcore.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxdata.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/jqxdatatable.js">
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
  
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxDataTable
            source Property
        </h3>
  
        <div id="jqxdt"></div>
        <br>
        <input type="button" style="margin:29px;" 
               id="jqxbtn" value="Click here" />
        <div id="log"></div>
    </center>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            var d = new Array();
            var subjectNames =
                ["C++", "Scala", "Java",
                    "C", "R", "JavaScript"];
  
            var pageNumber =
                ["7", "8", "12", "11", "10", "19"];
  
            for (var j = 0; j < 6; j++) {
                var r = {};
                r["subjectnames"] =
                    subjectNames[Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * subjectNames.length)
                    ];
  
                r["pagenumber"] =
                    pageNumber[Math.floor(
                        Math.random() * pageNumber.length)
                    ];
                d[j] = r;
  
            }
            var src = {
                localdata: d,
                datatype: "array",
            };
            var data_Adapter = new $.jqx.dataAdapter(src);
            $("#jqxdt").jqxDataTable({
                source: data_Adapter,
                height: 170,
                columns: [
                    {
                        text: "Subject Name",
                        datafield: "subjectnames",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                    {
                        text: "Page No.",
                        datafield: "pagenumber",
                        width: "120px",
                    },
                ],
            });
            $("#jqxbtn").jqxButton({
                width: 280
            });
            $("#jqxbtn").on("click", function () {
                var s = $('#jqxdt')
                    .jqxDataTable('source');
                if (s === null) {
                    $('#log').text("Null!");
                }
                else {
                    $('#log').text("Not null!");
                }
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

 

Reference: https://www.jqwidgets.com/jquery-widgets-documentation/documentation/jqxdatatable/jquery-datatable-api.htm


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