As I already mention the desired behavior is not supported and custom solution would be needed. Please note however that custom solutions are out of scope of our support service as it covers the build-in functionality of the controls only.
Currently I can only suggest to share your idea at Kendo UI UserVoice
to allow other users vote for it. Most voted ideas are included in next Kendo UI / Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC releases.
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