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Show Tooltip on Selected Item in ComboBox


Product Progress® Kendo UI® Tooltip for jQuery Progress® Kendo UI® ComboBox for jQuery
Operating System All
Browser All
Preferred Language JavaScript


How can I show a tooltip on a selected item in the ComboBox?


  1. Subscribe to the select event of ComboBox.
  2. In the event handler, check the text of the selected item.
  3. Destroy the Tooltip that was previously created.
  4. Create a Tooltip with the text of the selected item.
<input id="combobox" />
        placeholder: "Select product",
        dataTextField: "ProductName",
        dataValueField: "ProductID",   
         select: onSelect,
        dataSource: {
            type: "odata",
            transport: {
                read: {
                    url: "",

            content: "No value selected"

    function onSelect(e){
        var text = e.item.text();
           content: text                
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