RadAutoCompleBox in GridViewDataColumn

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  1. ali
    ali avatar
    5 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2019

    Posted 04 Jan Link to this post

    I have a GridViewDataColumn, in the first column is an AutoCompleteBox for searching names in a ObservablceCollection.

    I have build the RadGridView with AutoCompleteBox like this:


    <telerik:GridViewDataColumn DataMemberBinding="{Binding Name}" Width="*" IsReadOnly="False">
          <DataTemplate DataType="{x:Type detailViews:MyViewModel}">
             <ColumnDefinition Width="*"/>
             <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto"/>
            <telerik:RadAutoCompleteBox DisplayMemberPath="Name"
                                        ItemsSource="{Binding Project.Names, RelativeSource={RelativeSource AncestorType=telerik:RadGridView}}"  />
            <telerik:RadButton Grid.Column="1" HorizontalAlignment="Right" Style="{StaticResource RadImageButton}" ToolTip="Search"
                    Command="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource FindAncestor, AncestorType=UserControl}, Path=DataContext.SearchFromDatabaseCommand}"
                    CommandParameter="{Binding Path=.}">
             <Image Grid.Column="1" Source="{framework:ApplicationImage image}" Width="16" Height="16" />


    My Problem is that the items of ObservableCollection not binded in autocompletebox. Is it possible with my type of implemetation of the AutoCompleteBox in the GridViewDataColumn?

  2. ali
    ali avatar
    5 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2019

    Posted 04 Jan in reply to ali Link to this post

    The next question: How can i bind selecteditem with Name (DataMemberBinding={Binding Name}) in wpf ?
  3. Answer
    Dinko avatar
    956 posts

    Posted 08 Jan Link to this post

    Hello Ali,

    Thank you for the provided code snippet. 

    What I would suggest you is to place the RadAutoCompleteBox in the CellEditTemplate and bind the SelectedItem property of the RadAutoCompleteBox. I have created a sample project which demonstrates how you can sync the selected item and bind the ItemsSource of the RadAutoCompleteBox control inside the cell. 

    Hope this project will be helpful.

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