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You can configure the initially selected index of the Kendo UI ButtonGroup by using its index property.

You can also select an index through the select method with a Integer argument.

The following example demonstrates how to select a button by its index.

<ul id="buttongroup">
    <li>Option 1</li>
    <li>Option 2</li>
    <li>Option 3</li>


    var buttongroup = $("#buttongroup").kendoButtonGroup({
        index: 0
    // ...
    // Select a button at index 1.;


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