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Telerik.Web.UI.RadSearchBox

Telerik RadSearchBox for ASP.NET AJAX provides the user
the ability to write text in an input field with an optional autocomplete functionality.

Inheritance Hierarchy

  • System.Object
  • System.Web.UI.Control
  • System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl
  • System.Web.UI.WebControls.BaseDataBoundControl
  • System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataBoundControl
  • Telerik.Web.UI.RadDataBoundControl : IControl, IControlResolver, IFeatureGroup, IPostBackDataHandler, IScriptControl, ISkinnableControl
  • Telerik.Web.UI.RadSearchBox : ICallbackEventHandler, IFlatBoundContainer, INamingContainer, IPostBackEventHandler

Properties

Buttons SearchBoxButtonCollection

Gets the RadSearchBox
SearchBoxButtons collection.

ClientDataSourceID String

Gets or sets ID of ClientDataSource control that is used for client side binding

ClientIDMode ClientIDMode

This property is overridden in order to support controls which implement INamingContainer.
The default value is changed to "AutoID".

CollapseAnimation AnimationSettings

Gets the settings for the animation played when the dropdown closes.

Remarks

Use the CollapseAnimation property to customize the expand
animation of RadSearchBox. You can specify the
Type and
Duration.
To disable collapse animation effects you should set the
Type to
AnimationType.None.
To customize the expand animation you can use the
ExpandAnimation property.

ContextControl SearchContextControl

For testing purposes.

CssClassFormatString String

The CssClass property will now be used instead of the former Skin
and will be modified in AddAttributesToRender()

Culture CultureInfo

Gets or sets the selected culture. Localization strings will be loaded based on this value.

DataContextKeyField String

Gets or sets the DataContextKeyField. This property will define the data column used as a context field.

DataKeyNames String[]

Gets or sets an array of data-field names that will be used to populate the
's DataItem property.

Remarks

Note: Values set to this property are case-sensitive! The
field names should be coma-separated.

DataTextField String

Gets or sets the DataTextField.

DataTextFormatString String

Gets or sets a value indicating how the DropDownItems text should be formatted.

DataValueField String

Gets or sets the DataValueField.

DropDownSettings DropDownSettings

Used to customize the appearance and position of the buttons displayed by RadListBox.

EmptyMessage String

Gets or sets a message when the input of the RadSearchBox is empty.

EnableAjaxSkinRendering String

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render the skin CSS files during Ajax requests

Remarks

If EnableAjaxSkinRendering is set to false you will have to register the needed control base CSS file by hand when adding/showing the control with Ajax.

EnableAutoComplete Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the AutoComplete functionality of the RadSearchBox is enabled.

EnableDirectionDetection Boolean

Determines whether the Direction Detection is enabled or not.

EnableEmbeddedBaseStylesheet Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render the link to the embedded base stylesheet of the control or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedBaseStylesheet is set to false you will have to register the needed control base CSS file by hand.

EnableEmbeddedScripts Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render script references to the embedded scripts or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedScripts is set to false you will have to register the needed Scripts files by hand.

EnableEmbeddedSkins String

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render links to the embedded skins or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedSkins is set to false you will have to register the needed CSS files by hand.

EnableRippleEffect Boolean

Returns true if ripple effect should be added

EnableScreenBoundaryDetection Boolean

Determines whether the Screen Boundaries Detection is enabled or not.

ExpandAnimation AnimationSettings

Gets the settings for the animation played when the dropdown opens.

Remarks

Use the ExpandAnimation property to customize the expand
animation of RadSearchBox. You can specify the
Type and
Duration.
To disable expand animation effects you should set the
Type to
AnimationType.None.
To customize the collapse animation you can use the
CollapseAnimation property.

Filter SearchBoxFilter

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the RadSearchBox should apply “Contains” or “StartsWith” filter logic.

Height Unit

Gets or sets the height of the Web server control.

HighlightFirstMatch Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the first matching result will be highlighted upon drop down opening.

IsCaseSensitive Boolean

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the filter logic is
case-sensitive or not.

IsSkinSet String

For internal use.

Label String

Gets or sets the label of the control.

LabelCssClass String

Gets or sets the css class of the label.

LabelWidth String

Gets or sets the width of the control's label

Localization SearchBoxLocalization

Gets the localization.

LocalizationPath SearchBoxLocalization

Gets or sets a value indicating where RadSearchBox will look for its .resx localization files.

MaxResultCount Int32

Gets or sets how many results are shown in the dropdown.

MinFilterLength Int32

Defines the minimum number of characters that must be typed before a search is made.

ODataDataSourceID String

Gets or sets the ODataDataSource used for data binding.

OnClientButtonCommand String

Gets or sets a value indicating the client-side event handler that is called
when a button from the Buttons Collection is clicked.

Remarks

If specified, the OnClientButtonCommand client-side event handler is
called when a button from the Buttons Collection is clicked.The event handler receives two parameters: the instance of the searchBox
client-side object and event args.This event cannot be cancelled.

OnClientDataRequesting String

Gets or sets a value indicating the client-side event handler that is called
before a search is triggered in RadSearchBox.

Remarks

If specified, the OnClientDataRequesting client-side event handler is
called before a search is triggered in RadSearchBox .The event handler receives two parameters: the instance of the searchBox
client-side object and event args.This event can be cancelled.

OnClientLoad String

Gets or sets a value indicating the client-side event handler that is called
after the RadSearchBox client-side object is initialized.

Remarks

If specified, the OnClienLoad client-side event handler is
called after the searchBox is fully initialized on the client.A single parameter - the searchBox client object - is passed to the
handler.This event cannot be cancelled.

OnClientSearch String

Gets or sets a value indicating the client-side event handler that is called
when a search is triggered in the SearchBox. This happens when
the default seach button or an item from the dropdown is clicked, or Enter key is pressed.

Remarks

If specified, the OnClientSearch client-side event handler is
called when a search is triggered in the SearchBox. This happens when
the default seach button or an item from the dropdown is clicked, or Enter key is pressed.The event handler receives two parameters: the instance of the searchBox
client-side object and event args.This event cannot be cancelled.

RegisterWithScriptManager Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to register with the ScriptManager control on the page.

Remarks

If RegisterWithScriptManager is set to false the control can be rendered on the page using Web Services or normal callback requests/page methods.

RenderMode RenderMode

Specifies the rendering mode of the control. Setting the mode to Lightweight will yield
HTML 5/CSS 3 html and css. If the set value is Auto use ResolvedRenderMode to receive the actual RenderMode
with respect to the user angent of the current request.

Remarks

Lightweight rendering mode might change the outlook of the component in some older browsers
that don't support CSS3/HTML5.

ResolvedRenderMode RenderMode

Returns resolved RenderMode should the original value was Auto

RuntimeSkin String

Gets the real skin name for the control user interface. If Skin is not set, returns
"Default", otherwise returns Skin.

SearchContext SearchContext

Gets the RadSearchBox
SearchContext.

ShowLoadingIcon Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether a loading icon should be shown while a request it pending.

ShowSearchButton Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the default search button is rendered.

Skin String

Gets or sets the skin name for the control user interface.

Remarks

If this property is not set, the control will render using the skin named "Default".
If EnableEmbeddedSkins is set to false, the control will not render skin.

Text String

Gets or sets the RadSearchBox's input value.

UniqueID String

Gets the unique, hierarchically qualified identifier for the server
control.

WebServiceSettings WebServiceSettings

Gets the settings for the web service used to provide search results.

Remarks

Use the WebServiceSettings property to configure the web
service used to provide search results.
You must specify both
Path and
Method
to fully describe the service.

                    In order to use the integrated support, the web service should have the following signature:


                    [ScriptService]
                    public class WebServiceName : WebService
                    {
                     [WebMethod]
                     public SearchBoxItemData[] GetResult(SearchBoxContext context)
                     {

                     }
                    }

                 <System.Web.Script.Services.ScriptService()> _
                    Public Class WebService
                        Inherits System.Web.Services.WebService

                        <WebMethod> _
                        Public Function GetResult(context As SearchBoxContext) As SearchBoxItemData()

                        End Function

                    End Class

Methods

ApplyConditionalRendering

Use this from RenderContents of the inheritor

Returns

System.Void

ControlPreRender

Code moved into this method from OnPreRender to make sure it executed when the framework skips OnPreRender() for some reason

Returns

System.Void

CreateControlRenderer

This method should return object that implements ISearchBoxRenderer or Inherits the SearchBoxRenderer class.

Returns

Telerik.Web.UI.IRenderer

DescribeRenderingMode

Should be used by inheritors

Returns

System.Void

GetEmbeddedSkinNames

Returns the names of all embedded skins. Used by Telerik.Web.Examples.

Returns

System.Collections.Generic.List1`

LoadClientState

Loads the client state data

Parameters

clientState System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary{System.String,System.Object}

Returns

System.Void

LoadPostData

Executed when post data is loaded from the request

Parameters

postDataKey System.String

postCollection System.Collections.Specialized.NameValueCollection

Returns

System.Boolean

OnButtonCommand

Raises the event.

Parameters

e Telerik.Web.UI.SearchBoxButtonEventArgs

The instance containing the event data.

Returns

System.Void

OnDataSourceSelect

Raises the event.

Parameters

e Telerik.Web.UI.SearchBoxDataSourceSelectEventArgs

The instance containing the event data.

Returns

System.Boolean

OnSearch

Raises the event.

Parameters

e Telerik.Web.UI.SearchBoxEventArgs

The instance containing the event data.

Returns

System.Void

RaisePostDataChangedEvent

Executed when post data changes should invoke a changed event

Returns

System.Void

RegisterCssReferences

Registers the CSS references

Returns

System.Void

RegisterScriptControl

Registers the control with the ScriptManager

Returns

System.Void

SaveClientState

Saves the client state data

Returns

System.String