IsTabStop="False" not working for AutoCompleteBox

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  1. Kellie
    Kellie avatar
    29 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2009

    Posted 10 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    IsTabStop="False" is not working for the AutoCompleteBox.
    I was not going to use this control because of this problem.

    I found a solution by googling elsewhere and will post it here.
    Instead of using IsTabStop="False" use: KeyboardNavigation.TabNavigation="None"

    When RadComboBox has IsEditable="True" then, like AutoCompleteBox, IsTabStop="False" does not work.
    This solution will also apply to the RadComboBox problem.

    I have my working AutoCompleteBox set up as below.​ I have bolded the code that will make tabbing skip the control.

    <telerik:RadAutoCompleteBox Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0" 
       WatermarkContent="Type a bylaw"    
       ItemsSource="{Binding Bylaws}"
       DropDownItemTemplate="{StaticResource BylawSearchTemplate}"
       SelectedItem="{Binding SelectedBylaw, Mode=TwoWay}"
       Style="{StaticResource EditRadAutoCompleteBox}"
       KeyboardNavigation.TabNavigation="None" /> 

  2. Rosen Vladimirov
    Rosen Vladimirov avatar
    640 posts

    Posted 11 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Kellie,

    Thank you for the information. We confirm this is a valid workaround for the issue with IsTabStop="false". I've updated your Telerik Points as a small sign of our appreciation for sharing the workaround with community.

    Feel free to contact us in case you have any other problems or concerns.

    Rosen Vladimirov
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