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Telstra Software Licensing asked on 20 May 2016, 08:38 AM

What is the default setting for RenderMode? Is there any reason why you not just set RenderMode to "Auto"?

 

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Rumen
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answered on 20 May 2016, 09:19 AM
Hi there,

Thank you for this good question!

While the modern lightweight and mobile renderings become more and more popular, there is a good number of old projects that still use the classic rendering. We follow closely the trends and once the lightweight rendering usage exceeds 70-80% we will switch the default value of RenderMode to Auto.

Since this is a public forum thread, I strongly encourage everyone to share his/her opinion about changing the default value of this property.

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answered on 30 May 2016, 08:57 PM

For some reason when I set application RenderMode to Auto I get odd results. For instance the RadMenu dropdown displays correctly some places and other places the item width shrinks and the text is smashed into a smaller space.

This is a reason to not 'just' set it to Auto.

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Rumen
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answered on 02 Jun 2016, 04:25 PM
Hi,

The RenderMode="Auto" should be used along with the Device Detection Framework, e.g.

When Telerik.Web.Device.Detection.dll assembly is referenced in a project, Telerik controls will use it automatically. For example those controls which need to resolve RenderMode="Auto" will use it to determine, whether to activate Mobile Render Mode.

You can find more information in this help article: RadDeviceDetectionFramework.

If you still experience the reported problems, please open a support ticket and provide screenshots, live URL or a simple project where we can observe them.

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