Thank you for contacting us about the described issues. The first one (deleting input keeps the item selected) has already been logged, and you can expect a fix in a future release of Kendo UI. You can track the GitHub issue in our repository:
The other two described behaviors are actually expected and intended. The text, described in Problem 2 remains when the autoClose
option is set to false (otherwise it is cleared). This behavior intends to allow the user to continue selecting from the filtered items, if there is more than one item, passing the filter criteria.
option is applicable for the first opening when the widget is created. I am sorry if the documentation is not clear enough or misleading.
The desired behavior can be achieved via some custom coding. A possible approach is to handle the deselect event
, and manually remove the k-state-focused
class, and adding it to the desired list item, e.g.:
I hope this helps.
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