Turning off autocomplete on column filtering

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  1. Wei Wei
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    Feb 2016

    Posted 25 Oct 2016 Link to this post


    Is there any way to turn off the builtin autocomplete feature for column filters? Previously, the workaround I used to disable that feature was using a empty datasource, but with the latest updates of KendoUI, that workaround no longer works.

  2. Alex Hajigeorgieva
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    Posted 27 Oct 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Wei Wei,

    I have already responded to the support ticket you have submitted but I will add my response here as well, in case anyone else needs to know how to change the template of the row filterable Kendo UI Grid.

    If you wish to keep the input element on that column, you can pass an empty function to the columns filterable cell template configuration option:


    The columns filterable cell template will give you access to the input element and you can style it to match the Kendo UI theme by adding the "k-textbox" class to it or just leave that function empty to get a standard input element.

    Alternatively, you may use the columns filterable cell template configuration to create a Kendo UI DropDownList, ComboBox or another widget of your preference. 

    I prepared a sample demo illustrating these options at:


    Alex Hajigeorgieva
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