Highlight value when value is 0

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  1. M
    M avatar
    3 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2012

    Posted 03 Jan 2013 Link to this post


    When the value of a numeric text box is 0, I would like to have the value highlighted (= selected) when clicked.

    Any pointers?

  2. Alexander Valchev
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    2873 posts

    Posted 07 Jan 2013 Link to this post


    To achieve that you can hook up to the focus event of the NumericTextBox element. Please check the following example:
    var numeric = $("#numeric").kendoNumericTextBox()
        .bind("focus", function(e) {
            if(this.value === "0") {
                var element = this;
                setTimeout(function() {
                    $(element).select(); //select the text

    Here is a working jsBin sample: http://jsbin.com/adogil/2/edit

    Kind regards,
    Alexander Valchev
    the Telerik team
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