Possible breaking change in RadComboBox (Q2 2011) - EmptyMessage shows regardless of the values of the AllowCustomText and EnableLoadOnDemand properties

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    Posted 28 Jul 2011 Link to this post

    • With Q2 2011 RadComboBox's empty message shows whenever there is no selected item even if the control is read-only (AllowCustomText=False, EnableLoadOnDemand=False). This has been a highly requested fix for the last couple of Qs in all of our support channels, so we finally implemented it although it may be a breaking change in some of your implementations.

    In case it is a breaking change please consider retaining the previous functionality by using one of the two approaches:
    • for a data bound RadComboBox handle the OnDataBound event and select the first item (if it exists).
    • otherwise select the first item after you add items to the control.
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