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Initialize the Grid in the Window

Environment

Product Progress Kendo UI Window for jQuery
Operating System Windows 10 64bit
Visual Studio version Visual Studio 2017
Preferred Language JavaScript

Description

How can I initialize the Kendo UI for jQuery Grid in a Kendo UI for jQuery Window?

Solution

The example below demonstrates how to use the activate event when initializing the Grid within the Window so as it is resized according to the dimensions of its container.

In addition to the Kendo UI Window, this example can be applied to the TabStrip and PanelBar widgets, which, too, act as hidden containers for the Grid.

      <button id="openBtn">Open</button>
      <div id="wnd">
        <div id="grid"></div>
      </div>
      <script src="https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/content/shared/js/products.js"></script>
      <script>
        var wnd = $("#wnd").kendoWindow({
          height: 400,
          width: 600,
          visible: false
        }).data("kendoWindow");

        var grid = $("#grid").kendoGrid({
            dataSource: {
              data: products,
              pageSize: 5
          },
          height: 200,
          scrollable: true,
          columns: [
              "ProductName",
              { field: "UnitPrice", title: "Unit Price", format: "{0:c}", width: "130px" },
              { field: "UnitsInStock", title: "Units In Stock", width: "130px" },
              { field: "Discontinued", width: "130px" }
            ]
          }).data("kendoGrid");

          //apply the activate event, which is thrown only after the animation is played out
          wnd.one("activate", function() { // can use also 'bind' method as Kendo widgets support the "one" and "bind"
                grid.resize();
          });

          $("#openBtn").click(function(e) {
                wnd.open();
          });
        </script>

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