Selecting Dropdown item from javascript

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  1. Jonah
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    Oct 2012

    Posted 09 Dec 2014 Link to this post

    I have a dropdown list that is inside a content template of a radwindow. I am trying to change the selected item in the dropdown list when the window is opened.
    I have tried several things including
    var cbo = $telerik.findControl(document, "RddPayRate");
    cbo.selectedIndex = 0;
    cbo._selectedText = "0.00";
    cbo._selectedValue = "0.00";
    I also tried the set_value method, however it get an error
    Anyone know how I would go about changing the selected item from javascript?
  2. Bozhidar
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    Posted 12 Dec 2014 Link to this post


    You have to obtain a reference to the item, and then call the select()​ method of that item:
    var item = cbo.get_items().getItem(0);;

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  4. Jonah
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    21 posts
    Member since:
    Oct 2012

    Posted 12 Dec 2014 in reply to Bozhidar Link to this post

    That worked, thanks alot
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