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  1. Waz
    Waz avatar
    13 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2007

    Posted 08 May 2016 Link to this post


    MVC 5.1 has a simple and elegant solution for Enum's and DropDownList


    @Html.EnumDropDownListFor(model => model.MyProp )


    This populates the list, it works with the [Range] DataAnnotation, and also works if the model value is NULL.   More importantly it selects the item in the list based on the Model value out-of-the-box.

    Trying to do this with Kendo is a lot more involved and messy right?

    So can we please have a Kendo.EnumDropDownListFor please to match?

    Thank you :-)



  2. Konstantin Dikov
    Konstantin Dikov avatar
    2124 posts

    Posted 10 May 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Warren,

    Using the Kendo DropDownListFor could easily work with enum values:

    Nevertheless, you could create a feature request in our public portal and if it receives enough votes our developers team will consider the possibility of such implementation:

    Best Regards,
    Konstantin Dikov
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