The options that will be used for the popup initialization. For more details about the available options refer to Popup documentation.

Example - append the popup to a specific element

<div id="container">
    <input id="dropdownlist" />
</div>
<script>
$("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
  dataSource: [
    { id: 1, name: "Apples" },
    { id: 2, name: "Oranges" }
  ],
  dataTextField: "name",
  dataValueField: "id",
  popup: {
    appendTo: $("#container")
  }
});
</script>

popup.appendTo String

Defines a jQuery selector that will be used to find a container element, where the popup will be appended to.

Example - append the popup to a specific element

<div id="container">
    <input id="dropdownlist" />
</div>
<script>
$("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
  dataSource: [
    { id: 1, name: "Apples" },
    { id: 2, name: "Oranges" }
  ],
  dataTextField: "name",
  dataValueField: "id",
  popup: {
    appendTo: $("#container")
  }
});
</script>

popup.origin String

Specifies how to position the popup element based on anchor point. The value is space separated "y" plus "x" position.

The available "y" positions are:

  • "bottom"
  • "center"
  • "top"

The available "x" positions are:

  • "left"
  • "center"
  • "right"

Example - append the popup to a specific element

<div id="container">
    <input id="dropdownlist" />
</div>
<script>
$("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
  dataSource: [
    { id: 1, name: "Apples" },
    { id: 2, name: "Oranges" }
  ],
  dataTextField: "name",
  dataValueField: "id",
  popup: {
    origin: "top left"
  }
});
</script>

popup.position String

Specifies which point of the popup element to attach to the anchor's origin point. The value is space separated "y" plus "x" position.

The available "y" positions are:

  • "bottom"
  • "center"
  • "top"

The available "x" positions are:

  • "left"
  • "center"
  • "right"

Example - append the popup to a specific element

<div id="container">
      <input id="dropdownlist" />
  </div>
<script>
  $("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
    dataSource: [
      { id: 1, name: "Apples" },
      { id: 2, name: "Oranges" }
    ],
    dataTextField: "name",
    dataValueField: "id",
    popup: {
      position: "top center"
    }
  });
  </script>


<style>
    #container{
      position: absolute;
      top: 50%;
      left: 50%;
      margin-top: -50px;
      margin-left: -50px;
      width: 100px;
      height: 100px;
    }
  </style>
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