Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.ComboBoxBuilder

Defines the fluent interface for configuring the ComboBox component.

Methods

AutoBind(System.Boolean)

Controls whether to bind the widget to the DataSource on initialization.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .AutoBind(false)
%>

AutoWidth(System.Boolean)

Controls whether to adjust the popup width

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .AutoWidth(false)
%>

BindTo(System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Kendo.Mvc.UI.DropDownListItem>)

Binds the ComboBox to a list of DropDownListItem.

Parameters

dataSource System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Kendo.Mvc.UI.DropDownListItem>

The data source.

Example (ASPX)

<%: Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .BindTo(new List<DropDownListItem>
{
    new DropDownListItem{
    Text = "Text1",
    Value = "Value1"
    },
    new DropDownListItem{
    Text = "Text2",
    Value = "Value2"
    }
})
%>

BindTo(System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<System.Web.Mvc.SelectListItem>)

Binds the ComboBox to a list of SelectListItem.

Parameters

dataSource System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<System.Web.Mvc.SelectListItem>

The data source.

Example (ASPX)

<%: Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .BindTo(new List<SelectListItem>
{
    new SelectListItem{
    Text = "Text1",
    Value = "Value1"
    },
    new SelectListItem{
    Text = "Text2",
    Value = "Value2"
    }
})
%>

ClearButton(System.Boolean)

Use to enable or disable clear button functionality.

Parameters

enable System.Boolean

The boolean value.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .ClearButton(false) //disable clear button
%>

DataValueField(System.String)

Sets the field of the data item that provides the value content of the list items.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().DropDownList()
    .Name("DropDownList")
    .DataTextField("Text")
    .DataValueField("Value")
%>

EnforceMinLength(System.Boolean)

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.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .MinLength(3)
    .Filter("contains")
    .EnforceMinLength(true)
%>

Events(System.Action<Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.ComboBoxEventBuilder>)

Configures the client-side events.

Parameters

clientEventsAction System.Action<Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.ComboBoxEventBuilder>

The client events action.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Events(events =>
        events.Change("change")
    )
%>

Filter(System.String)

Use it to enable filtering of items.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Filter("startswith");
%>

Filter(Kendo.Mvc.UI.FilterType)

Use it to enable filtering of items.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Filter(FilterType.Contains);
%>

Items(System.Action<Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.DropDownListItemFactory>)

Defines the items in the ComboBox

Parameters

addAction System.Action<Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.DropDownListItemFactory>

The add action.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Items(items =>
    {
        items.Add().Text("First Item");
        items.Add().Text("Second Item");
    })
%>

HighlightFirst(System.Boolean)

Use it to enable highlighting of first matched item.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .HighlightFirst(true)
%>

MinLength(System.Int32)

Specifies the minimum number of characters that should be typed before the widget queries the dataSource.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .MinLength(3)
%>

SelectedIndex(System.Int32)

Use it to set selected item index

Parameters

index System.Int32

Item index.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .SelectedIndex(0);
%>

Suggest(System.Boolean)

Controls whether the ComboBox should automatically auto-type the rest of text.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Suggest(true)
%>

SyncValueAndText(System.Boolean)

Controls whether the ComboBox should automatically sync custom text with the selected value.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .SyncValueAndText(false)
%>

Placeholder(System.String)

A string that appears in the textbox when it has no value.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Kendo().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Placeholder("Select country...")
%>

CascadeFrom(System.String)

Use it to set the Id of the parent ComboBox.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox2")
    .CascadeFrom("ComboBox1")
%>

CascadeFromField(System.String)

Use it to set the field used to filter the data source.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox2")
    .CascadeFrom("ComboBox1")
    .CascadeFromField("ParentID")
%>

CascadeFromParentField(System.String)

Use it to set the field used to filter the data source.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox2")
    .CascadeFrom("ComboBox1")
    .CascadeFromField("ParentID")
    .CascadeFromParentField("ParentID")
%>

Text(System.String)

Define the text of the widget, when the autoBind is set to false.

Example (ASPX)

<%= Html.Telerik().ComboBox()
    .Name("ComboBox")
    .Text("Chai")
    .AutoBind(false)
%>
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