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open

Fired when the popup of the widget is opened by the user.

The event handler function context (available via the this keyword) will be set to the widget instance.

Event Data

e.sender kendo.ui.DropDownList

The widget instance which fired the event.

Example - subscribe to the "open" event during initialization

<input id="dropdownlist" />
<script>
$("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
  dataSource: [ "Apples", "Oranges" ],
  open: function(e) {
    // handle the event
  }
});
</script>

Example - subscribe to the "open" event after initialization

<input id="dropdownlist" />
<script>
function dropdownlist_open(e) {
  // handle the event
}
$("#dropdownlist").kendoDropDownList({
  dataSource: [ "Apples", "Oranges" ]
});
var dropdownlist = $("#dropdownlist").data("kendoDropDownList");
dropdownlist.bind("open", dropdownlist_open);
</script>
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