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Searches the data source for the provided value and displays any matches as suggestions.


word String

The value to search for. All matches are displayed in the suggestion popup.

Example - search the widget

<input id="autocomplete" />
  dataSource: [ "Apples", "Oranges" ]
var autocomplete = $("#autocomplete").data("kendoAutoComplete");
autocomplete.search("A"); // Displays "Apples" in the suggestion popup
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