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Configuration

Options / Props

Vue Flow allows you to configure zoom, graph and flow behavior. Configuration can be passed either as props to the VueFlow component or as options to the useVueFlow composable.

  • Using Component Props
vue
<!-- Pass configuration as props -->
<template>
  <VueFlow :default-zoom="0.5" :max-zoom="4" :min-zoom="0.1" />
</template>
  • Using Composable Options
vue
<script setup>
import { useVueFlow  } from '@vue-flow/core'

useVueFlow({
  defaultZoom: 0.5,
  maxZoom: 4,
  minZoom: 0.1,
})
</script>

Updating Config

You can update the configuration at any point, either by having them bound as props or using the state values returned by useVueFlow.

  • Using Component Props
vue
<script setup>
const defaultZoom = ref(1)

onMounted(() => {
  // change the default zoom value of the state
  defaultZoom.value = 1
})
</script>
<template>
  <VueFlow :default-zoom="defaultZoom" />
</template>
  • Using State (Composable)
vue
<script setup>
const { defaultZoom } = useVueFlow({
  defaultZoom: 0.5,
})

onMounted(() => {
  // change the default zoom value of the state
  defaultZoom.value = 1
})
</script>

Basic Options

id (optional)

  • Type: string

  • Details:

    Unique id of Vue Flow.

    It is used for the lookup and injection of the state instance.

modelValue (optional)

  • Type: Elements

  • Details:

    An array of elements (nodes + edges).

    Use either the modelValue prop or nodes/edges separately. Do not mix them!

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'

const elements = ref([
  { id: '1', type: 'input', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
  { id: '3', label: 'Node 3', position: { x: 400, y: 100 } },
  { id: '4', type: 'output', label: 'Node 4', position: { x: 400, y: 200 } },
  { id: 'e1-3', source: '1', target: '3' },
  { id: 'e1-2', source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow v-model="elements" />
  </div>
</template>

nodes (optional)

  • Type: Node[]

  • Details:

    An array of nodes.

    Use either the modelValue prop or nodes separately. Do not mix them!

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'

const nodes = ref([
  { id: '1', type: 'input', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
  { id: '3', label: 'Node 3', position: { x: 400, y: 100 } },
  { id: '4', type: 'output', label: 'Node 4', position: { x: 400, y: 200 } },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow :nodes="nodes" />
  </div>
</template>

edges (optional)

  • Type: Edge[]

  • Details:

    An array of edges.

    Use either the modelValue prop or edges separately. Do not mix them!

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'

const nodes = ref([
  { id: '1', type: 'input', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
  { id: '3', label: 'Node 3', position: { x: 400, y: 100 } },
  { id: '4', type: 'output', label: 'Node 4', position: { x: 400, y: 200 } },
])

const edges = ref([
  { id: 'e1-3', source: '1', target: '3' },
  { id: 'e1-2', source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow :nodes="nodes" :edges="edges" />
  </div>
</template>

node-types (optional)

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'
import CustomNode from './CustomNode.vue'

const nodeTypes = {
  custom: CustomNode,
}

const nodes = ref([
  { id: '1', type: 'custom', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
])

const edges = ref([
  { id: 'e1-2', source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow :nodes="nodes" :edges="edges" :node-types="nodeTypes" />
  </div>
</template>

edge-types (optional)

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'
import CustomEdge from './CustomEdge.vue'

const edgeTypes = {
  custom: CustomEdge,
}

const nodes = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
])

const edges = ref([
  { id: 'e1-2', type: 'custom', source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow :nodes="nodes" :edges="edges" :edge-types="edgeTypes" />
  </div>
</template>

apply-default (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Enable/disable default state update handlers.

    If you want to have full control of state changes, you can disable the default behavior and apply your own change handlers to the state.

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
import { VueFlow } from '@vue-flow/core'

const nodes = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 }, },
])

const edges = ref([
  { id: 'e1-2', type: 'custom', source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <div style="height: 300px">
    <VueFlow :nodes="nodes" :edges="edges" :apply-default="false" />
  </div>
</template>

connection-mode (optional)

  • Type: ConnectionMode

  • Default: ConnectionMode.Loose

  • Details:

    If set to loose all handles are treated as source handles (thus allowing for connections on target handles as well.)

connection-line-options

  • Type: ConnectionLineOptions

  • Details:

    Options for the connection line.

    The options include the connection line type, style and possible marker types (marker-end/marker-start).

connection-line-type (optional) (deprecated)

  • Type: ConnectionLineType

  • Default: ConnectionLineType.Bezier

  • Details:

    The path to use when drawing a connection-line (bezier, step, smoothstep).

    When using a custom connection line this prop does nothing.

connection-line-style (optional) (deprecated)

  • Type: CSSProperties | null

  • Details:

    Additional styles to add to the default connection-line.

fit-view-on-init (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    Trigger fit view when viewport is mounted.

Viewport Options

zoom-activation-key-code (optional)

  • Type: KeyCode

  • Default: Meta

  • Details:

    Define a key which can be used to activate zoom.

    Overwrites zoom-on-scroll or pan-on-scroll behavior as long as the key is pressed.

zoom-on-scroll (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Whether to allow zooming in and out when scrolling inside the Vue Flow container.

zoom-on-pinch (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Whether to allow zooming in and out when pinching (touch or trackpad) inside the Vue Flow container.

zoom-on-double-click (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Whether to allow zooming in and out when double-clicking (or tapping) inside the Vue Flow container.

pan-on-scroll (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    Whether to allow panning inside the Vue Flow container.

    Does not work together with zoom-on-scroll but will work together with zoom-activation-key-code.

pan-on-scroll-speed (optional)

  • Type: number

  • Default: 0.5

pan-on-scroll-mode (optional)

  • Type: PanOnScrollMode

  • Default: PanOnScrollMode.Free

  • Details:

    Specify on which axis panning is allowed (x, y or both).

pan-on-drag (optional)

  • Old name: paneMovable

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Whether to allow moving the pane when dragging inside the Vue Flow container.

prevent-scrolling (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Enable this to prevent vue flow from scrolling inside its container, i.e. allow for the page to scroll.

no-wheel-class-name (optional)

  • Type: string

  • Default: nowheel

  • Details:

    Set a class name which prevents elements from triggering wheel-scroll events (thus disabling zoom/pan-scroll behavior on the element).

    Useful if you want to allow for scrolling inside a node

no-pan-class-name (optional)

  • Type: string

  • Default: nopan

  • Details:

    Set a class name which prevents elements from triggering pan-scroll events.

min-zoom (optional)

  • Type: number

  • Default: 0.5

max-zoom (optional)

  • Type: number

  • Default: 2

default-zoom (optional)

  • Type: number

  • Default: 1

default-position (optional)

  • Type: [x: number, y: number]

  • Default: [0, 0]

  • Details:

    Default viewport position on initial load.

translate-extent (optional)

ts
[
  [Number.NEGATIVE_INFINITY, Number.NEGATIVE_INFINITY],
  [Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY, Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY],
]
  • Details:

    The area in which the viewport can be moved around.

Selection Options

selection-key-code (optional)

  • Type: KeyCode

  • Default: Shift

  • Details:

    Define a key which can be used to activate the selection rect.

multi-selection-key-code (optional)

  • Type: KeyCode

  • Default: Meta

  • Details:

    Define a key which can be used to activate multi-selection.

    Multi-selection can be used to select multiple nodes with clicks.

delete-key-code (optional)

  • Type: KeyCode

  • Default: Backspace

  • Details:

    Define a key which can be used to activate remove elements from the pane.

Global Node Options

nodes-draggable (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Globally enable/disable dragging nodes.

    Can be overwritten by setting draggable on a specific node element.

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
const elements = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  
  // This will overwrite the globally set option of nodes-draggable
  { id: '2', draggable: true, label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 } },
])
</script>
<template>
  <VueFlow :nodes-draggable="false" />
</template>

nodes-connectable (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Globally enable/disable connecting nodes.

    Can be overwritten by setting connectable on a specific node element.

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
const elements = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  
  // This will overwrite the globally set option of nodes-connectable
  { id: '2', connectable: true, label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 } },
])
</script>
<template>
  <VueFlow :nodes-connectable="false" />
</template>

nodes-extent (optional)

ts
[
  [Number.NEGATIVE_INFINITY, Number.NEGATIVE_INFINITY],
  [Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY, Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY],
]
  • Details:

    The area in which nodes can be moved around.

    Can be overwritten by setting extent on a specific node element.

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
const elements = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  
  // This will overwrite the globally set option of node-extent
  { id: '2', extent: [[-100, -100], [100, 100]], label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 } },
])
</script>
<template>
  <VueFlow />
</template>

select-nodes-on-drag (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

snap-to-grid (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    If enabled, nodes will be placed and moved in a grid-like fashion.

snap-grid (optional)

  • Type: SnapGrid

  • Default: [15, 15]

  • Details:

    If snapToGrid is enabled, nodes will be placed and moved in a grid-like fashion according to the snapGrid value.

Global Edge Options

edges-updatable (optional)

  • Type: EdgeUpdatable

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Globally enable/disable updating edges.

    If set to 'source' only source markers are updatable

    If set to 'target' only target markers are updatable

    If set to 'true' both source and target markers are updatable

    Can be overwritten by setting updatable on a specific edge element.

  • Example:

vue
<script setup>
const elements = ref([
  { id: '1', label: 'Node 1', position: { x: 250, y: 5 } },
  { id: '2', label: 'Node 2', position: { x: 100, y: 100 } },
  
  { id: 'e1-3', source: '1', target: '3' },
  // Overwrites global edges-updatable config
  { id: 'e1-2', updatable: true, source: '1', target: '2', animated: true },
])
</script>
<template>
  <VueFlow :edges-updatable="false" />
</template>

default-marker-color (optional)

  • Type: string

  • Default: #b1b1b7

  • Details:

    The default color value which is used when presenting edge-markers (arrowheads).

edge-updater-radius (optional)

  • Type: number

  • Default: 10

  • Details:

    The radius at which an edge-updater can be triggered.

connect-on-click (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Allow edges to be created by clicking two handles in a row.

    Useful if you want to enable creating edges on a touch device.

default-edge-options (optional)

  • Type: DefaultEdgeOptions

  • Details:

    Default values when creating a new edge.

    Does not work for the addEdge utility!

auto-connect (optional)

  • Type: boolean | Connector

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    When connection is emitted, automatically create a new edge from params.

    Also accepts a Connector which returns an edge-like object or false (if creating an edge is not allowed).

    This option can be used as a shorthand for onConnect((params) => addEdges([params])).

Examples

Boolean value
vue
<template>
  <VueFlow v-model="elements" auto-connect />
</template>

Connector

vue
<script setup>
import { ref } from 'vue'

const elements = ref([/** elements omitted for simplicity */])

const connector = (params) => {
  if (params.source === params.target) {
    return false
  }
  
  return {
    id: `edge-${params.source.id}-${params.target}`,
    source: params.source,
    target: params.target,
    label: `Edge ${params.source}-${params.target}`,
    animated: true,
  }
}
</script>

<template>
  <VueFlow v-model="elements" :auto-connect="connector" />
</template>

elevate-edges-on-select (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    When enabled, edges will be grouped by z-index and elevated when the nodes they connect to are selected.

    This is useful if you want to show the edges on top of the nodes.

    By default, edges have a z-index of 0.

Global Element Options

only-render-visible-elements (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: false

  • Details:

    Skip rendering elements that are not visible currently (either hidden or outside the current pane dimensions).

elements-selectable (optional)

  • Type: boolean

  • Default: true

  • Details:

    Enable/disable selecting elements. This will also disable pointer-events in general.

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