Kendo UI for jQuery FileManager Overview

The Kendo UI FileManager is an Explorer-like component enabling you to manage file and folders.

It enables you to organize and manage files and folders and provides you with a rich API for customization. You can show additional information about the selected file in a template-customizable Preview Pane, which you can show or hide via a switch button. The component is built entirely by Kendo UI for jQuery components: Grid, ListView, TreeView, Toolbar, Breadcrumb.

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Kendo UI for jQuery FileManager with Basic Configuration

Functionality and Features

Feature Definition
Data binding You can bind the FileManager to local or remote data.
ContextMenu You can configure the items that will be included in the ContextMenu.
Drag and Drop The FileManager allows you to enable or disable dragging of files and folders.
Views The FileManager provides Grid and List views.
Navigation The navigation in the FileManager is achieved through inbuilt TreeView and BreadCrumb components.
PreviewPane You can customize the appearance of the preview pane through multiple templates.
Search The FilelManager enables you to search for specific file or folder.
Sort The FileManager provides an inbuilt Sort functionality.
Toolbar Commands You can configure the items displayed in the integrated ToolBar component.
Accessibility The FileManager is accessible for screen readers, supports WAI-ARIA attributes, and delivers keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation.
Globalization The FileManager supports globalization to ensure that it can fit well in any application, no matter what languages and locales need to be supported. Additionally, the FileManager supports rendering in a right-to-left (RTL) direction.

Visit the Client API section for full description of the configurations methods and events of the Kendo UI for jQuery FileManager component.

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