Color picker widget for the Angular (version 2 and newer)

README.md

Angular Color Picker

npm version

This is a simple color picker based on the cool angular2-color-picker by Alberplz.

This documentation is for the latest 5/6.x.x version which requires Angular 5 or newer. For Angular 4 you need to use the latest 4.x.x version. Documentation for the 4.x.x can be found from here.

Quick links

Example application | StackBlitz example

Building the library

npm install
npm start

Running the example

cd example
npm install
npm start

Library development

npm link
cd example
npm link ngx-color-picker

Installing and usage

npm install ngx-color-picker --save
Load the module for your app:
import { ColorPickerModule } from 'ngx-color-picker';

@NgModule({
  ...
  imports: [
    ...
    ColorPickerModule
  ]
})
Use it in your HTML template:
<input [(colorPicker)]="color" [style.background]="color"/>
[colorPicker]                // The color to show in the color picker dialog.

[cpWidth]                    // Use this option to set color picker dialog width ('230px').
[cpHeight]                   // Use this option to force color picker dialog height ('auto').

[cpToggle]                   // Sets the default open / close state of the color picker (false).
[cpDisabled]                 // Disables opening of the color picker dialog via toggle / events.

[cpColorMode]                // Dialog color mode: 'color', 'grayscale', 'presets' ('color').

[cpOutputFormat]             // Output color format: 'auto', 'hex', 'rgba', 'hsla' ('auto').
[cpAlphaChannel]             // Alpha mode: 'enabled', 'disabled', 'always', 'forced' ('enabled').
[cpFallbackColor]            // Used when the color is not well-formed or is undefined ('#000').

[cpPosition]                 // Dialog position: 'right', 'left', 'top', 'bottom' ('right').
[cpPositionOffset]           // Dialog offset percentage relative to the directive element (0%).
[cpPositionRelativeToArrow]  // Dialog position is calculated relative to dialog arrow (false).

[cpPresetLabel]              // Label text for the preset colors if any provided ('Preset colors').
[cpPresetColors]             // Array of preset colors to show in the color picker dialog ([]).

[cpDisableInput]             // Disables / hides the color input field from the dialog (false).

[cpDialogDisplay]            // Dialog positioning mode: 'popup', 'inline' ('popup').
                             //   popup: dialog is shown as popup (fixed positioning).
                             //   inline: dialog is shown permanently (static positioning).

[cpIgnoredElements]          // Array of HTML elements that will be ignored when clicked ([]).

[cpSaveClickOutside]         // Save currently selected color when user clicks outside (true).

[cpOKButton]                 // Show an OK / Apply button which saves the color (false).
[cpOKButtonText]             // Button label text shown inside the OK / Apply button ('OK').
[cpOKButtonClass]            // Additional class for customizing the OK / Apply button ('').

[cpCancelButton]             // Show a Cancel / Reset button which resets the color (false).
[cpCancelButtonText]         // Button label text shown inside the Cancel / Reset button ('Cancel').
[cpCancelButtonClass]        // Additional class for customizing the Cancel / Reset button ('').

[cpAddColorButton]           // Show an Add Color button which add the color into preset (false).
[cpAddColorButtonText]       // Button label text shown inside the Add Color button ('Add color').
[cpAddColorButtonClass]      // Additional class for customizing the Add Color button ('').

[cpRemoveColorButtonClass]   // Additional class for customizing the Remove Color button ('').

[cpMaxPresetColorsLength]    // Use this option to set the max colors allowed in presets (null).

[cpPresetEmptyMessage]       // Message for empty colors if any provided used ('No colors added').
[cpPresetEmptyMessageClass]  // Additional class for customizing the empty colors message ('').

[cpUseRootViewContainer]     // Create dialog component in the root view container (false).
                             // Note: The root component needs to have public viewContainerRef.

(colorPickerOpen)            // Current color value, send when dialog is opened (value: string).
(colorPickerClose)           // Current color value, send when dialog is closed (value: string).

(colorPickerChange)          // Changed color value, send when color is changed (value: string).
(colorPickerCancel)          // Color select canceled, send when Cancel button is pressed (void).
(colorPickerSelect)          // Selected color value, send when OK button is pressed (value: string).

(cpToggleChange)             // Status of the dialog, send when dialog is opened / closed (open: boolean).

(cpInputChange)              // Input name and its value, send when user changes color through inputs
                             //   ({input: string, value: number | string, color: string})

(cpSliderChange)             // Slider name and its value, send when user changes color through slider
(cpSliderDragEnd)            // Slider name and current color, send when slider dragging ends (mouseup,touchend)
(cpSliderDragStart)          // Slider name and current color, send when slider dragging starts (mousedown,touchstart)
                             //   ({slider: string, value: number | string, color: string})

(cpPresetColorsChange)       // Preset colors, send when 'Add Color' button is pressed (value: array).
Available control / helper functions (provided by the directive):
openDialog()                 // Opens the color picker dialog if not already open.
closeDialog()                // Closes the color picker dialog if not already closed.