Creating Item Template in code

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  1. Stewart
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    4 posts
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    Nov 2011

    Posted 02 Nov 2011 Link to this post

    Hi

    I have a combobox that displays a longer description of the TextField when open than it displays when collapsed. I achieve this using an Item Template as below:

    <telerik:RadComboBox ID="cmbP9" Runat="server" DataTextField="Code" DataValueField="P9CodeID" 
                    ToolTip="P9" Width="200" DropDownWidth="400px" HighlightTemplatedItems="true">
    <CollapseAnimation Type="OutQuint" Duration="200"></CollapseAnimation>
       <ItemTemplate>
           <span>
           <asp:Literal runat="server" ID="litCode" Text='<%# Eval( "Code" )%>'></asp:Literal>
                         - 
          <asp:Literal runat="server" ID="litTitle" Text='<%# Eval( "Title" )%>'></asp:Literal>                    
           </span>
           <br />
       </ItemTemplate>
    </telerik:RadComboBox>

    I want to now be able to create a combobox like this entirely from code. How can I create an Item Template as above from code or is there another way of achieving the same thing?

    Cheers

    Stewart
  2. Kalina
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    918 posts

    Posted 02 Nov 2011 Link to this post

    Hi Stewart,

    Please take a look at the "Dynamic Multi-Column Template" CodeLibrary article - the approach that you can use to create templates dynamically is described in details there.
    Additionally there is a  sample application that you can download.

    Kind regards,
    Kalina
    the Telerik team
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