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Generate QR Code In Angular 7

Here, we will learn how to generate a QR code dynamically using Angular 7 and download it. It's now a basic requirement of many applications to generate and download the QR code.

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Angular 7

  • Visual Studio Code

  • Angular CLI must be installed

  • NodeJS must be installed

Let’s get started.

Open Visual Studio Code and open a new terminal.



Type the following command to generate the new Angular 7 application.

ng new generate-qrcode --routing  


Now, open the project by opening the folder from Visual Studio Code. We have to install the QR Code package - the functionality for generating the QR code from the text.

Type the following command in the terminal.

npm install ngx-qrcode2 --save  

Now, the package will be installed in our application.

Go to the app.module.ts file add a reference there for the QR code package.

import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';    
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';    
import { AppRoutingModule } from './app-routing.module';    
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';    
import { NgxQRCodeModule } from 'ngx-qrcode2';    
import { FormsModule }    from '@angular/forms';    
 
@NgModule({    
  declarations: [    
    AppComponent    
  ],    
  imports: [    
    BrowserModule,    
    AppRoutingModule,    
    NgxQRCodeModule,    
    FormsModule    
  ],    
  providers: [],    
  bootstrap: [AppComponent]    
})    
export class AppModule { }    

Open the app.component.html file and add the code in it.


<!--The content below is only a placeholder and can be replaced.-->    
<div style="text-align:center">    
  <input type="text" placeholder="Enter name to generate QR Code" [(ngModel)]="qrcodename">
<br>    
  <button (click)="generateQRCode()">Generate QR Code</button>    
  <ngx-qrcode *ngIf="display" id="qrCodeImage" [qrc-element-type]="elementType" [qrc-value] = "value">    
  </ngx-qrcode><br>    
  <a [href]="href" *ngIf="display" (click)="downloadImage()" download>Download Image</a>    
</div>    
<router-outlet></router-outlet>    


Finally, open the app.component.css file and add some CSS in it.

button {    
    padding: 10px;    
    background-color: skyblue;    
    margin-top: 10px;    
}    
input {    
    padding: 10px;    
    width: 15%;    
}    
a {    
    padding: 10px;    
    background-color: skyblue;    
    margin-top: 10px;    
    text-decoration: none;    
}    


That's it. We are done with it. Run the application by typing the ng serve command.

Output:


You can download the source code from here. Please give your valuable feedback/comments/questions about this article. Please let me know how you like and understand this article and how I could improve it.


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