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  • Last Updated : 14 Nov, 2021

jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful and optimized framework, platform-independent, and widely supported. The jqxSortable represents a jQuery plugin that allows you to reorder elements in an Html list or div tags using the mouse.

The forcePlaceholderSize property is used to enable or disable if the place holder have a size. It accepts boolean type values and its default value is false.

Syntax:

  • It is used to set the forcePlaceholderSize property

    $('Selector').jqxSortable({ forcePlaceholderSize : boolean });
  •  

  • It is used to return the forcePlaceholderSize property.

    var forcePlaceholderSize = 
        $('Selector').jqxSortable('forcePlaceholderSize');

Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the given link. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link type=”text/css” rel=”Stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.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/globalization/gloĊbalize.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxsortable.js”></script><

Example: The below example illustrates the jqxSortable forcePlaceholderSize property in jQWidgets.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    
<head>
    <link type="text/css" rel="Stylesheet" 
          href="jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.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/globalization/globalize.js">
    </script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
            src="jqwidgets/jqxsortable.js">
    </script>
</head>
    
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green">
          GeeksforGeeks 
    </h1>
    <h3>jQWidgets jqxSortable forcePlaceholderSize property</h3>
    <div id="sort1">
        <div class='gfg'><li>C</li></div>
        <div><li>C++</li></div>
        <div><li>Python</li></div>
        <div><li>HTML</li></div>
        <div><li>CSS</li></div>
        <div><li>JavaScript</li></div>
    </div
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#sort1").jqxSortable({
               forcePlaceholderSize: true
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Reference: https://www.jqwidgets.com/jquery-widgets-documentation/documentation/jqxsortable/jquery-sortable-api.htm?search=


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