Set caret position in the input box of a radcombbox

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  1. Kenneth
    Kenneth avatar
    70 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2008

    Posted 02 Jul 2008 Link to this post

    I'm using a radcombox (with custom text). I need to be able to change the caret position in the input area of the combo box from the client side.

    I can figure out how to get the input domelement - but for the life of me I can't figure out how to change the caret position.


  2. Simon
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    Posted 04 Jul 2008 Link to this post

    Hi Kenneth,

    Please read more about the problem and its possible solutions here: Caret position in Internet Explorer.

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  4. Karl
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    172 posts
    Member since:
    Sep 2010

    Posted 15 Mar 2011 Link to this post

    Hi all, I want to do the same thing but the link is broken!?

    The DropDownWidth of my combobox is wide enough to show the contents while I select, but then once I've made my selection and the combobox closes, the contents in the inputcell area don't "look pretty". What I mean to say is that the start of the visible text isn't the start of my selection.

    If I could set the caret to the start of my selection, this would tidy up the control and make the page look much better.

    Any ideas?
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