MultiColumnComboBox JSP Tag Overview

The MultiColumnComboBox JSP tag is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI MultiColumnComboBox widget.

Getting Started

The Basics

To bind a Kendo UI MultiColumnMultiColumnComboBox, use either of the following approaches:


Below are listed the steps for you to follow when configuring the Kendo UI MultiColumnComboBox for binding to data, passed as a model attribute in Spring MVC.

Step 1 Make sure you followed all the steps from the introductory article on Telerik UI for JSP.

Step 2 Create a new action method and pass the Products table to the View.

    @RequestMapping(value = {"index"}, method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public String index(Model model) {
        model.addAttribute("products", product.getList());

        return "web/multicolumncombobox/index";

Step 3 Add the Kendo UI taglib mapping to the page.

    <%@taglib prefix="kendo" uri=""%>

Step 4 Add a server-bound MultiColumnComboBox.

    <kendo:multicolumncombobox name="productMultiColumnComboBox" taTextField="productName" dataValueField="productId" filter="startswith">
        <kendo:dataSource data="${products}"></kendo:dataSource>

Event Handling

Subscribe to Events

You can subscribe to all events exposed by Kendo UI MultiColumnComboBox by the handler name.

<kendo:multicolumncombobox name="productMultiColumnComboBox" dataTextField="productName" dataValueField="productId" change="multicolumncombobox_change">
    <kendo:dataSource data="${products}">

    function multicolumncombobox_change() {
        //Handle the change event


Existing Instances

You are able to reference an existing MultiColumnComboBox instance via the method. Once a reference is established, you are able to use the MultiColumnComboBox API to control its behavior.

//Put this after your Kendo MultiColumnComboBox tag declaration
$(function() {
    // Notice that the Name() of the multicolumncombobox is used to get its client-side instance
    var multicolumncombobox = $("#productMultiColumnComboBox").data("kendoMultiColumnComboBox");

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