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Terms, Icons, and Labels

Many classes have shortcut names used when creating (instantiating) a class with a configuration object. The shortcut name is referred to as an alias (or xtype if the class extends Ext.Component). The alias/xtype is listed next to the class name of applicable classes for quick reference.

Access Levels

Framework classes or their members may be specified as private or protected. Else, the class / member is public. Public, protected, and private are access descriptors used to convey how and when the class or class member should be used.

Member Types

Member Syntax

Below is an example class member that we can disect to show the syntax of a class member (the lookupComponent method as viewed from the Ext.button.Button class in this case).

lookupComponent ( item ) : Ext.Component

Called when a raw config object is added to this container either during initialization of the items config, or when new items are added), or {@link #insert inserted.

This method converts the passed object into an instanced child component.

This may be overridden in subclasses when special processing needs to be applied to child creation.


item :  Object

The config object being added.


The component to be added.

Let's look at each part of the member row:

Member Flags

The API documentation uses a number of flags to further commnicate the class member's function and intent. The label may be represented by a text label, an abbreviation, or an icon.

Class Icons

- Indicates a framework class

- A singleton framework class. *See the singleton flag for more information

- A component-type framework class (any class within the Ext JS framework that extends Ext.Component)

- Indicates that the class, member, or guide is new in the currently viewed version

Member Icons

- Indicates a class member of type config

- Indicates a class member of type property

- Indicates a class member of type method

- Indicates a class member of type event

- Indicates a class member of type theme variable

- Indicates a class member of type theme mixin

- Indicates that the class, member, or guide is new in the currently viewed version

Class Member Quick-Nav Menu

Just below the class name on an API doc page is a row of buttons corresponding to the types of members owned by the current class. Each button shows a count of members by type (this count is updated as filters are applied). Clicking the button will navigate you to that member section. Hovering over the member-type button will reveal a popup menu of all members of that type for quick navigation.

Getter and Setter Methods

Getting and setter methods that correlate to a class config option will show up in the methods section as well as in the configs section of both the API doc and the member-type menus just beneath the config they work with. The getter and setter method documentation will be found in the config row for easy reference.

History Bar

Your page history is kept in localstorage and displayed (using the available real estate) just below the top title bar. By default, the only search results shown are the pages matching the product / version you're currently viewing. You can expand what is displayed by clicking on the button on the right-hand side of the history bar and choosing the "All" radio option. This will show all recent pages in the history bar for all products / versions.

Within the history config menu you will also see a listing of your recent page visits. The results are filtered by the "Current Product / Version" and "All" radio options. Clicking on the button will clear the history bar as well as the history kept in local storage.

If "All" is selected in the history config menu the checkbox option for "Show product details in the history bar" will be enabled. When checked, the product/version for each historic page will show alongside the page name in the history bar. Hovering the cursor over the page names in the history bar will also show the product/version as a tooltip.

Search and Filters

Both API docs and guides can be searched for using the search field at the top of the page.

On API doc pages there is also a filter input field that filters the member rows using the filter string. In addition to filtering by string you can filter the class members by access level, inheritance, and read only. This is done using the checkboxes at the top of the page.

The checkbox at the bottom of the API class navigation tree filters the class list to include or exclude private classes.

Clicking on an empty search field will show your last 10 searches for quick navigation.

API Doc Class Metadata

Each API doc page (with the exception of Javascript primitives pages) has a menu view of metadata relating to that class. This metadata view will have one or more of the following:

Expanding and Collapsing Examples and Class Members

Runnable examples (Fiddles) are expanded on a page by default. You can collapse and expand example code blocks individually using the arrow on the top-left of the code block. You can also toggle the collapse state of all examples using the toggle button on the top-right of the page. The toggle-all state will be remembered between page loads.

Class members are collapsed on a page by default. You can expand and collapse members using the arrow icon on the left of the member row or globally using the expand / collapse all toggle button top-right.

Desktop -vs- Mobile View

Viewing the docs on narrower screens or browsers will result in a view optimized for a smaller form factor. The primary differences between the desktop and "mobile" view are:

Viewing the Class Source

The class source can be viewed by clicking on the class name at the top of an API doc page. The source for class members can be viewed by clicking on the "view source" link on the right-hand side of the member row.

Ext JS 6.5.1 - Modern Toolkit

Guide applies to: modern

Diff between Ext JS 6.5.0 and Ext JS 6.5.1 (modern)

While we believe these guides are extremely helpful to developers planning to upgrade their applications, please be aware that the content is generated from documentation and may not always perfectly describe the actual code changes in the release. Incorrect changes may be indicated due to comment updates, formatting omissions, etc..

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Added Classes

  • Ext.field.Display
  • Ext.grid.plugin.Clipboard
  • Ext.layout.overflow.Scroller
  • Ext.panel.YearPicker
  • Ext.plugin.TabGuard

Removed Classes

  • Ext.chart.interactions.RotatePie3D (merged with Ext.chart.interactions.Rotate)

Modified Classes


  • Added Configs
    • stretchMenu


  • Added Vars
    • $calendarpicker-icon-width


  • Added Configs
    • format


  • Added Configs
    • format


  • Modified Configs
    • visibleDays
      • value is 4 (was undefined)


  • Added Configs
    • switcher


  • Modified Configs
    • visibleDays
      • value is 7 (was undefined)


  • Added Configs
    • visibleDays


  • Removed Configs
    • increment
    • labelInSpan


  • alias is
  • alternateClassNames is Ext.chart.interactions.RotatePie3D (was undefined)


  • Added Configs
    • marker


  • Added Configs
    • span


  • Added Properties
    • reversedSpriteZOrder


  • Modified Configs
    • selectionTolerance
      • value is 5 (was 20)


  • extends is Ext.chart.series.sprite.Series (was Ext.draw.sprite.Sprite)


  • extends is Ext.chart.series.sprite.Series (was Ext.draw.sprite.Sprite)


  • Modified Methods
    • validateRange
      • Modified Params
        • padding
          • value is 0.5 (was 1)


  • Added Configs
    • userSelectable


  • Modified Configs
    • defaultType
      • value is container (was null)


  • Modified Configs
    • leafTile
      • Modified Properties
        • label
          • Added Properties
            • offset

  • Added Configs
    • reloadOnClearSorters

  • Modified Configs
    • serialize
      • Added Params
        • value
        • record

  • Added Properties
    • NUMBER

  • Added Configs
    • bothMessage
    • maxOnlyMessage
    • minOnlyMessage


  • Added Configs
    • markDirty
    • publishes
  • Modified Configs
    • enableTextSelection
      • deprecatedMessage
        Use {@link Ext.Component#cfg!userSelectable Ext.Component#userSelectable} instead.


  • Modified Methods
    • setLocation
      • Modified Params
        • options
          • Added Properties
            • animation


  • Modified Sass-mixins
    • listitem-ui
      • Added Params
        • $selected-font-size
        • $selected-font-size-big
        • $pressed-font-size
        • $pressed-font-size-big

  • Modified Configs
    • url
      • deprecatedMessage
        Using Function `{@link #cfg!url url}` is deprecated, please use {@link #cfg!pollFn #pollFn} instead


  • Modified Methods
    • createDom
      • Added Params
        • parentNode
    • createHtml
      • deprecatedMessage
        Please use {@link #method!markup #markup} instead.


  • Modified Methods
    • equals
      • deprecatedMessage
        This method is deprecated.


  • Added Methods
    • getClipboardData

  • Added Configs
    • autoGenerateKey

  • Added Configs
    • style

  • extends is (was

  • Added Configs

    • rows
    • summaries


  • Modified Configs
    • defaultType
      • value is container (was null)


  • Added Configs
    • decimalsText
    • inputType
    • maxValueText
    • minValueText
    • trim


  • Added Configs
    • alignTarget
    • hideTrigger


  • Modified Configs
    • stepValue
      • value is 1 (was 0.1)


  • Added Configs
    • badFormatMessage


  • Added Configs
    • focusOnTap


  • Added Events
    • routereject


  • Added Sass-mixins
    • expandercell-ui


  • Added Configs
    • depends
  • Modified Configs
    • defaultEditor
      • value is
        was *
        xtype: 'textfield',
        required: true
    • sorter
      • value is true (was null)


  • Added Configs
    • selectOnEdit


  • Modified Sass-mixins
    • rowbody-ui
      • Added Params
        • $padding


  • Added Configs
    • overflow
    • wrap


  • Added Configs
    • deferRender


  • Added Configs
    • floatLeafItems

  • Added Configs
    • value

  • Added Configs
    • groups

  • Added Configs
    • name


  • Added Methods
    • bubble
  • Modified Methods
    • onInheritedAdd
      • Added Params
        • parent


  • Modified Configs
    • itemRipple
      • Added Properties
        • color


  • Added Configs
    • publishes


  • Added Methods
    • parseFloat
    • parseInt
    • roundToPrecision
    • truncateToPrecision


  • Added Configs
    • captionFormat
    • headerFormat
    • hideCaptions
    • hideOutside
    • navigationPosition
    • selectOnNavigate
    • specialDays
    • splitTitle
    • titleAnimation
    • yearPicker
    • yearPickerDefaults
  • Removed Configs
    • monthYearFormat
    • paneCaptionFormat


  • Added Methods
    • countNumbers


  • Added Configs
    • calculateAsExcel


  • Added Methods
    • getCursorElement


  • Modified Configs
    • aggregators


  • Added Configs
    • pageSize


  • Added Configs
    • value


  • Added Properties
    • accessibility
  • Removed Properties
    • HighContrastMode

  • Added Configs
    • defaultType
    • layout


  • Added Configs
    • overflowTip


  • Added Configs
    • maxQueue


  • Added Properties
    • preventPullRefresh


  • Added Configs
    • swipeThreshold


  • Added Configs
    • selfAlign

SDK Totals

  • 1,018 Classes
  • 3,275 Configs
  • 1,046 Properties
  • 59 Static Properties
  • 4,478 Methods
  • 190 Static Methods
  • 658 Events
  • 2,332 Vars
  • 91 Sass Mixins

Ext JS 6.5.1 - Modern Toolkit