Autocomplete CSS

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  1. Bob
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    Dec 2014

    Posted 29 Feb Link to this post

    I have a Razor for that has several Autocomplete fields on it.


    Some of these fields are required, some are not required.


    I need to show the required fields in a red border and a blue background, while non-required fields are white, with a blue border.


    My css works for a regular text field, but i cannot figure out how to make it work for an autocomplete field.


    How would I do that?  I have tried " .HtmlAttributes(new { @class="rsireqtext",style = "width: 99%;" }) " in the autocomplete (rsireqtext is my 'required' styling),

    but that doesn't do it.


    Any ideas?



    Bob Mathis

  2. Dimo
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    Posted 02 Mar Link to this post

    Hi Bob,

    The AutoComplete widget renders a <span> with an <input> inside. The <span> holds the border, while the background should be applied to the <input>. Please try adding the following CSS code after the Kendo UI stylesheets.

        border-color: red;
        background: yellow;

    Generally, it is possible to override the appearance of Kendo UI widgets by checking what HTML elements and CSS classes are being used, check the specificity of the CSS rules, and use custom CSS rules with equal or higher specificity (as demonstrated above).

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