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RadDropDownList Structure

The structure of the RadDropDownList control is as follows:

dropdownlist-overview-structure

The top of the control has an area, which displays the selected item of the default message if no item is selected. Next is a drop-down toggle, which controls whether the Drop-down list is visible. The drop-down list contains a collection of items, from which the user can choose.

The asociated markup code

<telerik:RadDropDownList RenderMode="Lightweight" ID="RadDropDownList1" runat="server" DefaultMessage="Select.." DropDownHeight="110px" >
    <Items>
        <telerik:DropDownListItem Text="London" />
        <telerik:DropDownListItem Text="San Diego" />
        <telerik:DropDownListItem Text="Paris" />
        <telerik:DropDownListItem Text="Tokyo" />
        <telerik:DropDownListItem Text="Sydney" />
    </Items>
</telerik:RadDropDownList>