Get DataTextField on Client

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  1. Dave
    Dave avatar
    9 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2011

    Posted 08 Sep Link to this post


    On the client, is there a way to get the value of the DataTextField used for binding?   The RadComboBox client object has a property _dataTextField, but this is always empty.




  2. Answer
    Vessy avatar
    2301 posts

    Posted 11 Sep Link to this post

    Hi Dave,

    The _dataTextField property returns a value only if the ComboBox is bound on the client-side. If you are binding it on the server-you can keep the value of the DataTextField into a hidden field on the page, accessing its value directly when needed.

            <telerik:RadComboBox ID="RadCombobox1" runat="server"></telerik:RadComboBox>
            <asp:HiddenField ID="HiddenField1" runat="server" />

            RadCombobox1.DataTextField = "TextFieldName";
            HiddenField1.Value = "TextFieldName";

    And when you need this value on the client-side:

                function accessTextField() {
                    var dataTextFiel = $get("HiddenField1").value;

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