dynamical resource of dropdown list in a grid

2 posts, 1 answers
  1. Kevin
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    Apr 2015

    Posted 10 Jun 2015 Link to this post

    Let' s say, there a mvc grid with a dropdown list inside it. The grid has three mode; view edit and add modes, in other words users are able to  view, edit, and add records.

    The data source of this dropdown list changes dynamically depending on the modes; for example,

    if in view mode, the ddl lists item1, item2, item3 item4, and item5,

    if in Add mode, the ddl lists item2, item3.

    if in Edit mode, the ddl lists item2, item5,

    That means the ddl source from different linq queries depending on grid modes.

    Is it possible to achieve it? Thanks

  2. Answer
    Boyan Dimitrov
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    Posted 12 Jun 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Kevin,

    I already replied to your question in the support ticket. 

    My suggestion is to use the Data method of the Read operation as demonstrated in this forum thread. Based on whether the model is new or existing one different parameter should be sent to the server. 

    Regards,
    Boyan Dimitrov
    Telerik
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