WPF AutoCompleteBox Overview

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RadAutoCompleteBox is a WPF control that provides a textbox for the user's input and suggests possible matches based on that input. The control has a number of advanced features such as support for different autocomplete modes, keyboard navigation, virtualization for working with thousands of items in its ItemsSource, as well as full customization capabilities.

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Here are some of the control's key features:

  • Different autocomplete modes: The WPF RadAutoCompleteBox supports different autocomplete modes - Suggest, Append, SuggestAppend. Read more

  • Async filtering: Using the AsyncFilteringBehavior makes the filtering of huge amount of items unnoticeable.

  • Custom highlighting: You can choose which item of the filtered items to be highlighted depending on some custom logic by setting the control's HighlightBehavior property.

  • Expression Blend support: All controls from the UI for WPF suite can be easily customized using Expression Blend.

  • Keyboard support: The WPF RadAutoCompleteBox supports several keyboard shortcuts for performing the most common tasks.

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