.NET MAUI AutoComplete Overview

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI AutoComplete can automatically complete user input string by comparing the text being entered to all strings in the associated data source. The control has a number of advanced features such as different filtering options, tokens support and remote search, as well as full customization capabilities.

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.NET MAUI AutoComplete Overview

Key features

  • Tokens Support—With AutoComplete you could enable users to search for and pick several items in one control.
  • Filtering Options—You could define the filtering behavior to display all the matches that either StartsWith or Contains the typed symbols.
  • Different Suggest Modes Support—RadAutoComplete exposes three different modes (Suggest, Append, SuggestAppend) for providing suggestions.
  • Placeholder—Used to give guidance to the end user on what should be entered in the text input.
  • No results message—NoResults message appears in the popup used for the list of suggestions whenever the control cannot find any matching items.
  • Vizualized text formatting—You can control how the text is visualized when chosen an item from the suggestion view.
  • Custom Templates—If any of the default templates does not fit in a particular scenario, you can easily define a custom template.
  • Remote Search—Allows you to easily take the user input, trigger custom searching algorithm and assign the results to the ItemSource of the AutoComplete.
  • Suggestion view visibility—AutoComplete provides the ability to hide the view with the suggestions.
  • Highlight customization—You can customize the highlight color of the suggestion items.
  • Nested properties support—This allows binding of a complex object to the TextSearchPath property.
  • Styling options—for changing the control's border brush and thickness, font options, suggestion item highlight text color and more

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