Grid Export Actions

The add-on is a useful feature that enhances the functionality of a grid components within a web application. This add-on typically provides users with the ability to export data displayed in a grid to various file formats such as Excel, or JSON.

The add-on provides actions, that triggers the export functionality.

These actions can be utilized in both dataGrid and treeDataGrid components.


For automatic installation through Jmix Marketplace, follow instructions in the Add-ons section.

For manual installation, add the following dependency to your build.gradle:

implementation 'io.jmix.gridexport:jmix-gridexport-flowui-starter'


The add-on provides two types of actions: grdexp_excelExport and grdexp_jsonExport. Both actions are list component actions, so they can be added to dataGrid and treeDataGrid.

After the add-on is installed in the project, these actions become accessible for addition through the Jmix Studio.

export action studio

Usage example:

<hbox id="buttonsPanel" classNames="buttons-panel">
    <button id="excelExportBtn" action="usersDataGrid.excelExport"/>
    <button id="jsonExportBtn" action="usersDataGrid.jsonExport"/>
<dataGrid id="usersDataGrid"
        <action id="excelExport" type="grdexp_excelExport"/>
        <action id="jsonExport" type="grdexp_jsonExport"/>

To enable the selection of multiple entities, ensure that selectionMode="MULTI" is set for the dataGrid component.