The Buttons extension for DataTables provides a common set of options, API methods and styling to display buttons on a page that will interact with a DataTable. It also provides plug-ins for file export (HTML5 and Flash), print view and column visibility. Other libraries, such as Editor and Select also provide buttons specific to their use cases.
For inclusion of this library using a standard
<script> tag, rather than using this package, it is recommended that you use the DataTables download builder which can create CDN or locally hosted packages for you, will all dependencies satisfied.
npm install datatables.net-buttons-bs
var $ = require( 'jquery' ); require( 'datatables.net-buttons-bs' )( window, $ );
bower install --save datatables.net-buttons-bs
Full documentation of the DataTables options, API and plug-in interface are available on the DOCS_LINK. The site also contains information on the wide variety of plug-ins that are available for DataTables, which can be used to enhance and customise your table even further.
Bug / Support
If you are thinking of contributing code to DataTables, first of all, thank you! All fixes, patches and enhancements to DataTables are very warmly welcomed. This repository is a distribution repo, so patches and issues sent to this repo will not be accepted. Instead, please direct pull requests to the DataTables/Buttons. For issues / bugs, please direct your questions to the DataTables forums.
This software is released under the MIT license. You are free to use, modify and distribute this software, but all copyright information must remain.