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Disabled Items

The AutoComplete allows you to disable some of its options and prevent the user from interacting with them.

The following example demonstrates how to disable specific list options by using the itemDisabled property when the AutoComplete is bound to primitive data.

@Component({
  selector: 'my-app',
  template: `
    <div class="example-wrapper">
        <kendo-autocomplete
            [placeholder]="'Type to search...'"
            [itemDisabled]="itemDisabled"
            [data]="listItems"
        >
        </kendo-autocomplete>
    </div>
  `
})
class AppComponent {
    public listItems: Array<string> = ["Item 1", "Item 2", "Item 3"];

    public itemDisabled(itemArgs: { dataItem: string, index: number }): boolean {
        return itemArgs.index === 2; //disable the 3rd item
    }
}

The following example demonstrates how to disable specific list options by using the itemDisabled property when the AutoComplete is bound to complex data.

@Component({
  selector: 'my-app',
  template: `
    <kendo-autocomplete
        [placeholder]="'Type to search...'"
        [itemDisabled]="itemDisabled"
        [data]="listItems"
        [valueField]="'text'"
    >
    </kendo-autocomplete>
  `
})
class AppComponent {
    public listItems: Array<{ text: string, value: number, inStock: boolean }> = [
        { text: "XS", value: 1, inStock: false },
        { text: "S", value: 2, inStock: true },
        { text: "M", value: 3, inStock: false },
        { text: "L", value: 4, inStock: true },
        { text: "XL", value: 5, inStock: false }
    ];

    public itemDisabled(itemArgs: { dataItem: any, index: number }) {
        return !itemArgs.dataItem.inStock;
    }
}
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