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d3-metatable

d3-metatable

A table view component for d3js designed for JSON objects of varying schemas.

Example

container.append('div')
    .data([props])
    .call(
        metatable()
            .on('change', function(d, i) {
                // a row's data is changed
            })
            .on('rowfocus', function(d, i) {
                // a row is focused
            })

API

metatable(options);

The options param should be an object and is optional.

property default description
newCol true Adds a link to add a new column to a table.
deleteCol true Adds a link to rename a column in a table.
renameCol true Adds a link to delete a column in a table.

A behavior that expects to be called with a selection an array of objects of data. Emits events:

  • change: a row is changed. returns the object and the index
  • rowfocus: a row is focused. returns the object and the index
  • renameprompt: Column is about to be renamed. Useful for passing in a custom workflow for submitting a value that overrides the default. usage:
.on('renameprompt', function(d, process) {
    // Prevent the default prompt.
    this.preventprompt('rename');
 
    // Do it your own way
    var newname = prompt('Rename column to:');
 
    // Continue internally by passing the new name and current one.
    if (newname) process(newname, d);
});
  • deleteprompt: Column is about to be deleted. Useful for passing in a custom workflow for delete confirmation to override the default one. usage:
.on('deleteprompt', function(d, process) {
    // Prevent the default prompt.
    this.preventprompt('delete');
 
    // Do it your own way
    if (confirm('Are you sure you want to delete ' + d + '?')) process(d);
});