Kendo.Mvc.UI.AutoComplete

Kendo UI AutoComplete component

Properties

AutoWidth

If set to true, the widget automatically adjusts the width of the popup element and does not wrap up the item label.

ClearButton

Unless this options is set to false, a button will appear when hovering the widget. Clicking that button will reset the widget's value and will trigger the change event.

DataTextField

The field of the data item used when searching for suggestions. This is the text that will be displayed in the list of matched results.

Delay

The delay in milliseconds between a keystroke and when the widget displays the suggestion popup.

Enable

If set to false the widget will be disabled and will not allow user input. The widget is enabled by default and allows user input.

EnforceMinLength

If set to true the widget will not show all items when the text of the search input cleared. By default the widget shows all items when the text of the search input is cleared. Works in conjunction with minLength.

Filter

The filtering method used to determine the suggestions for the current value. The default filter is "startswith" - all data items which begin with the current widget value are displayed in the suggestion popup. The supported filter values are startswith, endswith and contains.

FixedGroupTemplate

The template used to render the fixed header group. By default the widget displays only the value of the current group.

FixedGroupTemplateId

The id of the script element used for FixedGroupTemplate

FooterTemplate

The template used to render the footer template. The footer template receives the widget itself as a part of the data argument. Use the widget fields directly in the template.

FooterTemplateId

The id of the script element used for FooterTemplate

GroupTemplate

The template used to render the groups. By default the widget displays only the value of the group.

GroupTemplateId

The id of the script element used for GroupTemplate

Height

The height of the suggestion popup in pixels. The default value is 200 pixels.

HighlightFirst

If set to true the first suggestion will be automatically highlighted.

IgnoreCase

If set to false case-sensitive search will be performed to find suggestions. The widget performs case-insensitive searching by default.

MinLength

The minimum number of characters the user must type before a search is performed. Set to higher value than 1 if the search could match a lot of items.

NoDataTemplate

The template used to render the "no data" template, which will be displayed if no results are found or the underlying data source is empty. The noData template receives the widget itself as a part of the data argument. The template will be evaluated on every widget data bound.

NoDataTemplateId

The id of the script element used for NoDataTemplate

Placeholder

The hint displayed by the widget when it is empty. Not set by default.

Separator

The character used to separate multiple values. Empty by default.

Suggest

If set to true the widget will automatically use the first suggestion as its value.

HeaderTemplate

Specifies a static HTML content, which will be rendered as a header of the popup element.

HeaderTemplateId

The id of the script element used for HeaderTemplate

Template

The template used to render the suggestions. By default the widget displays only the text of the suggestion (configured via dataTextField).

TemplateId

The id of the script element used for Template

Value

The value of the widget.

ValuePrimitive

Specifies the value binding behavior for the widget when the initial model value is null. If set to true, the View-Model field will be updated with the selected item text field. If set to false, the View-Model field will be updated with the selected item.

Virtual

Enables the virtualization feature of the widget. The configuration can be set on an object, which contains two properties - itemHeight and valueMapper.For detailed information, refer to the article on virtualization.

Methods

SerializeSettings

Serialize current instance to Dictionary

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