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MultiSelectProps

Represents the props of the KendoReact MultiSelect component.

NameTypeDefaultDescription

accessKey?

string

Specifies the accessKey of the MultiSelect.

adaptive?

boolean

Providing different rendering of the popup element based on the screen dimensions.

adaptiveFilter?

string

Sets the value of the adaptive filtering input of the of MultiSelect.

adaptiveTitle?

string

Specifies the text that is rendered as title in the adaptive popup.

allowCustom?

boolean

Specifies whether the MultiSelect allows user-defined values that are not present in the dataset (see example). Defaults to false.

ariaDescribedBy?

string

Identifies the element(s) which will describe the component, similar to HTML aria-describedby attribute. For example these elements could contain error or hint message.

ariaLabelledBy?

string

Identifies the element(s) which will label the component.

autoClose?

boolean

true

Determines whether to close the options list of the MultiSelect after the item selection is finished.

class App extends React.Component {
   render() {
      return (
             <MultiSelect
                 data={[ "Albania", "Andorra", "Austria", "Belarus" ]}
                 autoClose={false}
             />
      );
   }
}
ReactDOM.render(<App />, document.querySelector('my-app'));

className?

string

Sets additional classes to the MultiSelect.

data?

any[]

Sets the data of the MultiSelect (see example).

dataItemKey?

string

Sets the key for comparing the data items of the MultiSelect (see example). If dataItemKey is not set, the MultiSelect compares the items by reference.

defaultValue?

any[]

Sets the default value of the MultiSelect. Similar to the native select HTML element.

dir?

string

Represents the dir HTML attribute.

disabled?

boolean

Sets the disabled state of the MultiSelect.

fillMode?

"null" | "flat" | "solid" | "outline"

solid

Configures the fillMode of the MultiSelect.

The available options are:

  • solid
  • flat
  • outline
  • null—Does not set a fillMode className.

filter?

string

Sets the value of filtering input. Useful for making the filtering input a controlled component.

filterable?

boolean

Enables the filtering functionality of the MultiSelect (more information and examples).

focusedItemIndex?

(data: any, inputText: string, textField?: string) => number

If set, the MultiSelect will use it to get the focused item index.

Default functionality returns the first item which starts with the input text.

const focusedItemIndex = (data, inputText, textField) => {
    let text = inputText.toLowerCase();
    return data.findIndex(item =>
        String(textField ? item[textField] : item).toLowerCase().includes(text));
};

<MultiSelect focusedItemIndex={focusedItemIndex} />

React.ReactNode

Sets the footer component of the MultiSelect (see example).

groupField?

string

Sets the data item field that represents the start of a group. Applicable to objects data.

groupHeaderItemRender?

(li: ReactElement<HTMLLIElement>, itemProps: ListGroupItemProps) => ReactNode

Fires when a DropDownList's group header item is about to be rendered. Used to override the default appearance of the group's headers.

groupStickyHeaderItemRender?

(div: ReactElement<HTMLDivElement>, stickyHeaderProps: GroupStickyHeaderProps) => ReactNode

Fires when a DropDownList's sticky group header item is about to be rendered. Used to override the default appearance of the sticky group header of the component.

header?

React.ReactNode

Sets the header component of the MultiSelect (see example).

id?

string

Specifies the id of the component.

itemRender?

(li: ReactElement<HTMLLIElement>, itemProps: ListItemProps) => ReactNode

Fires when a MultiSelect item is about to be rendered (see example). Used to override the default appearance of the list items.

label?

string

Renders a floating label for the MultiSelect.

listNoDataRender?

(element: ReactElement<HTMLDivElement>) => ReactNode

Fires when the element which indicates no data in the popup is about to be rendered (see example). Used to override the default appearance of the element.

loading?

boolean

Sets the loading state of the MultiSelect (see example).

name?

string

Specifies the name property of the input DOM element.

This property is part of the FormComponentProps interface.

onBlur?

(event: MultiSelectBlurEvent) => void

Fires each time the MultiSelect gets blurred.

onCancel?

(event: MultiSelectCancelEvent) => void

Fires each time the popup of the MultiSelect is about to cancel in (adaptive mode).

onChange?

(event: MultiSelectChangeEvent) => void

Fires each time the value of the MultiSelect is about to change (see examples).

onClose?

(event: MultiSelectCloseEvent) => void

Fires each time the popup of the MultiSelect is about to close.

onFilterChange?

(event: MultiSelectFilterChangeEvent) => void

Fires each time the user types in the filter input (see example). You can filter the source based on the passed filtration value.

onFocus?

(event: MultiSelectFocusEvent) => void

Fires each time the user focuses the MultiSelect.

onOpen?

(event: MultiSelectOpenEvent) => void

Fires each time the popup of the MultiSelect is about to open.

onPageChange?

(event: MultiSelectPageChangeEvent) => void

Fires when both the virtual scrolling of the MultiSelect is enabled and when the component requires data for another page (see example).

opened?

boolean

Sets the opened and closed state of the MultiSelect.

placeholder?

string

The hint that is displayed when the MultiSelect is empty.

popupSettings?

DropDownsPopupSettings

Configures the popup of the MultiSelect.

prefix?

CustomComponent<any>

Sets a custom prefix to the MultiSelect component.

required?

boolean

Specifies if null is a valid value for the component.

This property is part of the FormComponentProps interface.

rounded?

"null" | "small" | "large" | "medium" | "full"

medium

Configures the roundness of the MultiSelect.

The available options are:

  • small
  • medium
  • large
  • full
  • null—Does not set a rounded className.

size?

"null" | "small" | "large" | "medium"

medium

Configures the size of the MultiSelect.

The available options are:

  • small
  • medium
  • large
  • null—Does not set a size className.

skipDisabledItems?

boolean

Defines if MultiSelect's disabled items will be skipped or focused when navigating through the list of items using a keyboard. Defaults to true.

style?

React.CSSProperties

The styles that are applied to the MultiSelect.

suffix?

CustomComponent<any>

Sets a custom suffix to the MultiSelect component.

tabIndex?

number

Specifies the tabIndex of the MultiSelect.

tagRender?

(tagData: TagData, tag: ReactElement<any>) => ReactElement<any>

Fires when a tag element is about to be rendered (see example). Used to override the default appearance of the element.

tags?

TagData[]

Sets the tags of the MultiSelect (see example).

textField?

string

Sets the data item field that represents the item text (see example). If the data contains only primitive values, do not define it.

valid?

boolean

Overrides the validity state of the component. If valid is set, the required property will be ignored.

This property is part of the FormComponentProps interface.

validationMessage?

string

Controls the form error message of the component. If set to an empty string, no error will be thrown.

This property is part of the FormComponentProps interface.

validityStyles?

boolean

If set to false, no visual representation of the invalid state of the component will be applied.

This property is part of the FormComponentProps interface.

value?

any[]

Sets the value of the MultiSelect (see example). It can either be of the primitive (string, numbers) or of the complex (objects) type.

virtual?

VirtualizationSettings

Configures the virtual scrolling of the MultiSelect (see example).