The "X" button of the IE browser only clears the input text and does not notify about this. In other words the "X" button behaves like:
- Select whole text
- No event is raised for this
As you probably know, the widget will update its value on Blur/Enter/Tab. Depending on the above thoughts I am not aware of any feasible way to handle the "X" button.
As a side note the selection of the AutoComplete is not designed to be maintained after popup close (the current method will return 'null'). This is addressed and the fix will be available in the next internal build. If you need to get the value of the selected item use the select event.
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