How to use Multiple Select Dropdown in React Native?

Jun 16, 2022

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How to use Multiple Select Dropdown in React Native?

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I will explain step by step tutorial how to use multiple select dropdown in react native. Here you will learn how to create multiple select dropdown in react native. Here you will learn multiple select dropdown example in react native. This article will give you simple example of how to implement multiple select dropdown in react native. you will do the following things for react native multiple select dropdown example.

In this example I will create a multiple select dropdown. I will first create an object to render data in the dropdown. Then I will use the MultiSelect component. This component will store the object in data props. after then MultiSelect component listing a data and select multiple items.

Let's start following example:

Step 1: Download Project


In the first step run the following command to create a project.

expo init ExampleApp

Step 2: Installation and Setup

First, you need to install them in your project:

npm install react-native-element-dropdown --save

You install vector icons to set the icon in the Dropdown:

npm i react-native-vector-icons

you have use any bundled Icon:

import this:

import AntDesign from 'react-native-vector-icons/AntDesign';

Step 3: App.js

In this step, You will open the App.js file and put the code.

import React from 'react';

import { StatusBar, StyleSheet, Text, View, TouchableOpacity } from 'react-native';

import { MultiSelect } from 'react-native-element-dropdown';

import AntDesign from 'react-native-vector-icons/AntDesign';

const DATA = [

{ label: 'React Naive', value: '1' },

{ label: 'Javascript', value: '2' },

{ label: 'Laravel', value: '3' },

{ label: 'PHP', value: '4' },

{ label: 'jQuery', value: '5' },

{ label: 'Bootstrap', value: '6' },

{ label: 'HTML', value: '7' },

{ label: 'CSS', value: '8' },

];

const App = () => {

const [selected, setSelected] = React.useState([]);

const renderDataItem = (item) => {

return (

<View style={styles.item}>

<Text style={styles.selectedTextStyle}>{item.label}</Text>

<AntDesign style={styles.icon} color="black" name="Safety" size={20} />

</View>

);

};

return (

<View style={styles.container}>

<MultiSelect

style={styles.dropdown}

placeholderStyle={styles.placeholderStyle}

selectedTextStyle={styles.selectedTextStyle}

inputSearchStyle={styles.inputSearchStyle}

iconStyle={styles.iconStyle}

data={DATA}

labelField="label"

valueField="value"

placeholder="Multi Select item"

value={selected}

search

searchPlaceholder="Search..."

onChange={item => {

setSelected(item);

}}

renderLeftIcon={() => (

<AntDesign

style={styles.icon}

color="black"

name="Safety"

size={20}

/>

)}

renderItem={renderDataItem}

renderSelectedItem={(item, unSelect) => (

<TouchableOpacity onPress={() => unSelect && unSelect(item)}>

<View style={styles.selectedStyle}>

<Text style={styles.textSelectedStyle}>{item.label}</Text>

<AntDesign color="black" name="delete" size={17} />

</View>

</TouchableOpacity>

)}

/>

<StatusBar />

</View>

);

}

const styles = StyleSheet.create({

container: {

backgroundColor: '#37d5d2a2',

paddingTop: 30,

flex:1

},

dropdown: {

height: 50,

backgroundColor: 'white',

borderRadius: 12,

padding: 12,

shadowColor: '#000',

shadowOffset: {

width: 0,

height: 1,

},

shadowOpacity: 0.2,

shadowRadius: 1.41,

elevation: 2,

},

placeholderStyle: {

fontSize: 16,

},

selectedTextStyle: {

fontSize: 14,

},

iconStyle: {

width: 20,

height: 20,

},

inputSearchStyle: {

height: 40,

fontSize: 16,

},

icon: {

marginRight: 5,

},

item: {

padding: 17,

flexDirection: 'row',

justifyContent: 'space-between',

alignItems: 'center',

},

selectedStyle: {

flexDirection: 'row',

justifyContent: 'center',

alignItems: 'center',

borderRadius: 14,

backgroundColor: 'white',

shadowColor: '#000',

marginTop: 8,

marginRight: 12,

paddingHorizontal: 12,

paddingVertical: 8,

shadowOffset: {

width: 0,

height: 1,

},

shadowOpacity: 0.2,

shadowRadius: 1.41,

elevation: 2,

},

textSelectedStyle: {

marginRight: 5,

fontSize: 16,

},

});

export default App;

Run Project

In the last step run your project using the below command.

expo start

You can QR code scan in Expo Go Application on mobile.

Output :

It will help you...

#React Native