The sizing feature of the Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC Data Grid attempts at addressing the requirement for a compact grid component, which renders more items by utilizing the available space mainly through setting smaller paddings in its cells.
To increase or decrease the size of the Grid, utilize its
Sizeproperty affects different building blocks of the component such as tables, buttons, inputs, an dropdowns among others.
@(Html.Kendo().Grid<ModelName>() .Name("compact-grid") .Size(ComponentSize.Small) // Enable compact Grid.
Size option does not affect elements which are displayed inside a popup such as a Filter Menu, Column Menu, and so on. By design, all popup elements are rendered on root level and not inside the Grid.