Ignite UI API Reference

ui.igCombo

ui.igCombo_image

The igCombo control is a jQuery combo box which supports virtualization, auto-complete, auto-suggest, multiple selection, and item templates. With the igCombo control you can create drop downs that accept text entries as well as options selected from the items list. Further information regarding the classes, options, events, methods and themes of this API are available under the associated tabs above.

The following code snippet demonstrates how to initialize the igCombo control.

Click here for more information on how to get started using this API. For details on how to reference the required scripts and themes for the igCombo control read, Using JavaScript Resources in Ignite UI and Styling and Theming Ignite UI.

Code Sample

      <!doctype html>
        <html>
        <head>
            <!-- Infragistics Combined CSS -->
            <link href="css/themes/infragistics/infragistics.theme.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
            <link href="css/structure/infragistics.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
            <!-- jQuery Core -->
            <script src="js/jquery.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
            <!-- jQuery UI -->
            <script src="js/jquery-ui.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
            <!-- Infragistics Combined Scripts -->
            <script src="js/infragistics.core.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
			      <script src="js/infragistics.lob.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript">
     	            $(function () {
                          var colors = [{
                          "Name": "Black"
                        }, {
                          "Name": "Blue"
                        }, {
                          "Name": "Brown"
                        }, {
                          "Name": "Red"
                        }, {
                          "Name": "White"
                        }, {
                          "Name": "Yellow"
                        }];
 
                  $("#combo").igCombo({
                          dataSource: colors,
                          textKey: "Name",
                          valueKey: "Name",
                          width: "200px"
                    });
                });
            </script>
      
      </head>
      <body>
         <input id="combo" />
      </body>
      </html>
      

Related Samples

Related Topics

Dependencies

jquery-1.8.3.js
jquery.ui.core.js
jquery.ui.widget.js
infragistics.templating.js
infragistics.util.js
infragistics.datasource.js

Inherits

  • animationHideDuration

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    100

    Gets sets hide drop-down list animation duration in milliseconds.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        animationHideDuration : 25
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var animationDuration = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "animationHideDuration");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "animationHideDuration", 25);   
  • animationShowDuration

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    100

    Gets sets show drop-down list animation duration in milliseconds.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        animationShowDuration : 25
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var animationDuration = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "animationShowDuration");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "animationShowDuration", 25);      
  • autoComplete

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    false

    Gets sets ability to autocomplete field from first matching item in list.
    Note: When "autoComplete" option is enabled, then the "startsWith" is used for "filteringCondition" option.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        autoComplete : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var caseSensitive = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "autoComplete");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "autoComplete", false);     
          
  • autoSelectFirstMatch

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Gets sets whether the first matching item should be auto selected when typing in input. When multi selection is enabled this option will instead put the active item on the matching element.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        autoSelectFirstMatch : false
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var autoSelectFirstMatch = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "autoSelectFirstMatch");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "autoSelectFirstMatch", true);
          
  • caseSensitive

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    false

    Gets sets whether filtering and auto selection should be case sensitive.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        caseSensitive : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var caseSensitive = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "caseSensitive");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "caseSensitive", true);          
  • clearButtonTitle

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets title for html element which represend clear button. That is an override for the $.ig.Combo.locale.clearButtonTitle.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        clearButtonTitle : "Clear value"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var title = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "clearButtonTitle");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "clearButtonTitle", "Clear value");        
  • closeDropDownOnBlur

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Gets sets ability to close drop-down list when control loses focus.

    Code Sample

    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        closeDropDownOnBlur: false
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var closeDropDownOnBlur = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "closeDropDownOnBlur");
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "closeDropDownOnBlur", false);
    
  • closeDropDownOnSelect

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Gets sets ability to close drop down list when single item in the list is selected with mouse click or enter press. The default value when multi selection is enabled will be false. This option will not close the drop down when multiple selection is enabled and additive selection is performed.

    Code Sample

    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        closeDropDownOnSelect: false
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var closeDropDownOnSelect = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "closeDropDownOnSelect");
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "closeDropDownOnSelect", false);
          
  • dataSource

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets a valid data source accepted by $.ig.DataSource, or an instance of an $.ig.DataSource itself.
    Note: if it is set to string and "dataSourceType" option is not set, then $.ig.JSONDataSource is used.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dataSource : data
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var data = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dataSource");  
       
  • dataSourceType

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets data source type (such as "json", "xml", etc). Please refer to the documentation of $.ig.DataSource and its type property.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dataSourceType : "xml"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var dataType = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dataSourceType");  
        
  • dataSourceUrl

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets url which is used for sending JSON on request for remote filtering (MVC for example). That option is required when load on demand is enabled and its type is remote.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dataSourceUrl : "data.svc"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var dataUrl = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dataSourceUrl");  
           
  • delayInputChangeProcessing

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    250

    Specifies the delay duration before processing the changes in the input. Useful to boost performance by lowering the count of selection, filtering, auto complete and highlighting operations executed on each input change.

  • dropDownAttachedToBody

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Gets sets ability to append container of drop-down list to the body or to the parent of combo.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dropDownAttachedToBody : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var dropDownAttachedToBody = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownAttachedToBody");  
          
  • dropDownButtonTitle

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets title for html element which represend drop-down button. That is an override for the $.ig.Combo.locale.dropDownButtonTitle.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dropDownButtonTitle : "Open Dropdown"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var title = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownButtonTitle");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownButtonTitle", "Open Dropdown");           
  • dropDownOnFocus

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    false

    Gets sets ability to show drop down list when combo gets focus. This option has effect only if mode is 'editable'.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dropDownOnFocus : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var dropOnFocus = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownOnFocus");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownOnFocus", true);        
  • dropDownOrientation

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    auto

    Gets sets drop down opening orientation for the dorp down list when open button is clicked .

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dropDownOrientation : "top"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var width = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownOrientation");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownOrientation", "top");
          
  • dropDownWidth

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets width of drop down list in pixels.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        dropDownWidth : 200
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var width = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownWidth");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "dropDownWidth", 200);        
  • enableClearButton

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Specifies whether the clear button should be rendered. When mode is drop down with single selection, readonly or readonlylist this option will default to false. It can still be enabled when it is specifically set to true.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        enableClearButton : false
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var enableClearButton = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "enableClearButton");  
            
  • filterExprUrlKey

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets url key name that specifies how the remote filtering expressions will be encoded for remote requests, e.g. &filter('col') = startsWith. Default is OData.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        filterExprUrlKey : "filter"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var filterKey = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filterExprUrlKey");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filterExprUrlKey", "filter");       
  • filteringCondition

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    contains

    Gets sets condition used for filtering.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        filteringCondition : "startsWith"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var condition = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringCondition");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringCondition", "startsWith");       
  • filteringLogic

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    or

    Gets sets filtering logic.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        filteringLogic : "and"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var filteringLogic = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringLogic");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringLogic", "or");
          
          
  • filteringType

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    local

    Gets sets type of filtering.

    Members

    • remote
    • Type:string
    • filtering is performed by server.
    • local
    • Type:string
    • filtering is performed by $.ig.DataSource.
    • none
    • Type:string
    • filtering is disabled.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        filteringType : "remote"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var filterType = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringType");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "filteringType", "remote");       
  • footerTemplate

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets template used to render footer in drop-down list.
    Notes:
    1. The template is rendered inside of DIV html element.
    2. The following variables can be used:
    - {0}: Number of records in igCombo (view of dataSource)
    - {1}: Number of records in dataSource
    - {2}: Number of (filtered) records on server
    - {3}: Number of all records on server.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        footerTemplate : "<div class='dropDownHeaderFooter'>Available Products</div>"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var height = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "footerTemplate");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "footerTemplate", "<div class='dropDownFooterClass'>Product Count: {0} / {3} {1}/ {2}</div>");
          
  • format

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    auto

    Gets or sets the format string that is used to format the text display values in the combo.
    Valid options are:
    "auto" (default) - uses automatic formatting for Date and number objects.
    "none", "", or null - will disable formatting

    Custom values can be something like "currency", "percent", "dateLong", "time", "MMM-dd-yyyy H:mm tt", etc.

    Custom format strings should match the data type in "textKey" column.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        format : "auto"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var template = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "format");  
         
  • headerTemplate

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets template used to render header in drop-down list. The template is rendered inside of DIV html element.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        headerTemplate : "<div class='dropDownHeaderFooter'>Available Products</div>"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var height = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "headerTemplate");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "headerTemplate", "<div class='dropDownHeaderClass'>Available Products</div>");
          
  • height

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets height of combo. The numeric and string values (valid html units for size) are supported. It includes %, px, em and other units.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        height : "25px"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var height = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "height");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "height", "25px");        
  • highlightMatchesMode

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    multi

    Gets sets condition used for highlighting of matching parts in items of drop-down list.

    Members

    • multi
    • Type:string
    • multiple matches in a single item are rendered.
    • contains
    • Type:string
    • match at any position in item is rendered.
    • startsWith
    • Type:string
    • only match which starts from the beginning of text is rendered.
    • full
    • Type:string
    • only fully matched items are rendered.
    • null
    • Type:object
    • matches are not rendered.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        highlightMatchesMode : "startsWith"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var highlightMatchesMode = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "highlightMatchesMode");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "highlightMatchesMode", "full");
          
  • initialSelectedItems

    Type:
    array
    Default:
    []
    Elements Type:
    object

    Gets sets list of items to be selected when combo is initialized. It should contain array of objects with index or value property, then on initialization matching items will be selected. When mode is drop down with single selection, readonly, readonlylist or combo is initialized on select element the first item will be selected if this option is not set.
    Note: Only items loaded on initialization can be selected. When load-on-demand attempt to select not loaded item will fail.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({  
    		multiSelection: {
    			enabled: true,
    		},
    		initialSelectedItems : [
    		  { index: 0 },
    		  { index: 1 },
    		  { index: 2 }
    		]
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var initialSelectedItems = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "initialSelectedItems");  
          
    • index

      Type:
      number
      Default:
      -1

      Optional="true" Index of item in list. Value should be larger than -1 and less than number of items in list (rows in dataSource).

      Code Sample

       
      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({  
      		multiSelection: {
      			enabled: true,
      		},
      		initialSelectedItems : [
      		  { index: 1 },
      		  { index: 3 },
      		  { index: 5 }
      		]
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var initialSelectedItems = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "initialSelectedItems");  
                
                
    • value

      Type:
      object
      Default:
      null

      Optional="true" Value matching the valueKey property of the item.

      Code Sample

       
      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({  
      		multiSelection: {
      			enabled: true,
      		},
          initialSelectedItems : [
      		  { value: 2 },
      		  { value: 5 },
      		]
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var initialSelectedItems = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "initialSelectedItems");
                
  • inputName

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets name of the hidden INPUT element, which is used when submiting data. Its value will be set to values of selected items valueKeys separated by ', ' character on any change in igCombo. If the combo element has 'name' attribute and this option is not set, the 'name' attribute will be used for the input name.

    Code Sample

          //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        inputName : "textField"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var inputName = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "inputName");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "inputName", "textField");
          
  • itemTemplate

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets template used to render an item in list. Notes:
    1. The jquery.tmpl.js of Microsoft is used and application should provide supported syntax for content.
    2. Template is rendered inside of LI html element.
    So, application should consider restriction for layout: do not use "block" html elements and in case of absolutely positioned elements,
    they should not overlap with checkbox icons.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        itemTemplate: "<span class="movieTitle">${Name}</span><img src="${Url}" />"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var template = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "itemTemplate");  
      
  • loadOnDemandSettings

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    {}

    Gets sets container of variables which define load on demand functionality.
    Notes:
    That option has effect only when data is loaded remotely using dataSourceUrl.
    Selection is supported only for already loaded items.

    Code Sample

    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        loadOnDemandSettings: {
                        enabled: true,
                        pageSize: 55
                    }
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var loadOnDemandSettings = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings");
    //  Get the enabled state
    loadOnDemandSettings.enabled;
    //  Get the drop down list page size
    loadOnDemandSettings.pageSize;
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings", { enabled: true, pageSize: 55 });
          
    • enabled

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      false

      Gets sets option to enable load on demand.

      Code Sample

      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
          loadOnDemandSettings: { enabled: true }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var loadOnDemandSettings = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings");
      //  Get the enabled state
      loadOnDemandSettings.enabled;
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings", { enabled: true });
                
    • pageSize

      Type:
      number
      Default:
      16

      Gets sets number of records loaded on each request.

      Code Sample

      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
          loadOnDemandSettings: {
                          enabled: true,
                          pageSize: 55
                      }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var loadOnDemandSettings = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings");
      //  Get the drop down list page size
      loadOnDemandSettings.pageSize;
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "loadOnDemandSettings", { enabled: true, pageSize: 55 });
                
  • mode

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    editable

    Sets gets functionality mode.

    Members

    • editable
    • Type:string
    • Allows to modify value by edit field and drop-down list.
    • dropdown
    • Type:string
    • Allows to modify value by drop-down list only.
    • readonlylist
    • Type:string
    • Allows to open list, but does not allow any changes in field or selection in drop-down list. If selection is not set, then first item in dataSource is automatically selected.
    • readonly
    • Type:string
    • Does not allow to open list or change value in field. If selection is not set, then first item in dataSource is automatically selected.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        mode : "readonlylist"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var mode = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "mode");  
          
  • multiSelection

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    {}

    Gets sets object specifying multi selection feature options. The object has following properties enabled, addWithKeyModifier, showCheckboxes and itemSeparator. Note showCheckboxes and itemSeparator has effect only if multi selection is enabled.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
          multiSelection: {
    			    enabled: true,
    			    addWithKeyModifier: false
    			    showCheckboxes: false,
    			    itemSeparator: ', '
    		  }
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var multiSelection = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection");  
     
    • addWithKeyModifier

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      false

      Set addWithKeyModifier to true to disable the additive selection, then additive selection can be done by ctrl + mouse click / enter.

      Code Sample

      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
            multiSelection: {
      			    addWithKeyModifier: true
      		  }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var multiSelection = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection");
      var addWithKeyModifier = multiSelection.addWithKeyModifier;
      
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection", { addWithKeyModifier: true });
                
    • enabled

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      false

      Set enabled to true to turn multi selection on.

      Code Sample

       
      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
            multiSelection: {
      			    enabled: true
      		  }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var multiSelection = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection");
      var enabled = multiSelection.enabled;
      
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection", { enabled: true });
                
    • itemSeparator

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      ,

      Use itemSeparator to set what string to be rendered between items in field.

      Code Sample

       
      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
            multiSelection: {
      			    itemSeparator: ', '
      		  }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var multiSelection = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection");
      var itemSeparator = multiSelection.itemSeparator;
      
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection", { itemSeparator: ". " });
                
    • showCheckboxes

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      false

      Set showCheckboxes to true to render check boxes in front of each drop down item.

      Code Sample

       
      //Initialize 
      $(".selector").igCombo({     
            multiSelection: {
      			    showCheckboxes: true
      		  }
      });  
      
      //Get 
      var multiSelection = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection");
      var showCheckboxes = multiSelection.showCheckboxes;
      
      //Set 
      $(".selector").igCombo("option", "multiSelection", { showCheckboxes: false });
                
  • noMatchFoundText

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets text of list item for condition when "filteringType" option is enabled and no match was found. That is an override for the $.ig.Combo.locale.noMatchFoundText.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        noMatchFoundText : "Please try again"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var text = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "noMatchFoundText");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "noMatchFoundText", "Please try again"); 
  • placeHolder

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets value that is displayed when input field is empty. That is an override for the $.ig.Combo.locale.placeHolder.

    Code Sample

     
    
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        placeHolder : "Empty input field"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var pHolder = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "placeHolder");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "placeHolder", "Please type in some text");
    
          
  • preventSubmitOnEnter

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Gets sets ability to prevent form submitting on enter key press.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        preventSubmitOnEnter : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var pHolder = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "preventSubmitOnEnter");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "preventSubmitOnEnter", false);
          
          
  • requestType

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    get

    Specifies the HTTP verb to be used to issue the request.

    Code Sample

     
    
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        requestType : "get"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var pHolder = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "requestType");  
    
          
  • responseContentType

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Content type of the response. See http://api.jquery.com/jQuery.ajax/ => contentType.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize
     $(".selector").igCombo({
         responseContentType : "application/json; charset=utf-8"
     });
     
     //Get
     var responseContentType = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "responseContentType");
    
          
  • responseDataKey

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    See $.ig.DataSource. This is basically the property in the responses where data records are held, if the response is wrapped.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        responseDataKey : "d.results"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var dataKey = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "responseDataKey");  
       
  • responseDataType

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    Response type when a URL is set as the data source. See http://api.jquery.com/jQuery.ajax/ => dataType .

    Members

    • json
    • Type:string
    • xml
    • Type:string
    • html
    • Type:string
    • script
    • Type:string
    • jsonp
    • Type:string
    • text
    • Type:string

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize
    $(".selector").igCombo({
        responseDataType : "text"
    });
     
    //Get
    var responseDataType = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "responseDataType");
    
          
  • responseTotalRecCountKey

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    See $.ig.DataSource. property in the response specifying the total number of records on the server.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        responseTotalRecCountKey : "count"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var countKey = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "responseTotalRecCountKey");        
  • selectItemBySpaceKey

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    false

    Gets sets ability to select items by space button press.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        selectItemBySpaceKey : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var selectSpace = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "selectItemBySpaceKey");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "selectItemBySpaceKey", true);        
  • tabIndex

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets tabIndex for field of combo.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        tabIndex : 3
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var tabIndex = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "tabIndex");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "tabIndex", 3);          
  • textKey

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets name of column which contains the displayed text. If it is missing, then "valueKey" option will be used.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        textKey : "ProductName"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var key = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "textKey");  
      
  • validatorOptions

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    null

    Gets or sets object which contains options supported by igValidator.
    Notes: in order for validator to work, application should ensure that igValidator is loaded (ig.ui.validator.js/css files).

    Code Sample

                //Initialize 
          $(".selector").igCombo({
              validatorOptions: {
                  required: true
              }
          });
    
          //Get 
          var text = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "validatorOptions");
    
          //Set 
          $(".selector").igCombo("option", "validatorOptions", {
              required: true
          });
          
  • valueKey

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets name of column which contains the "value". If it is missing, then name of first column will be used.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        valueKey : "ProductID"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var key = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "valueKey");        
  • virtualization

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    false

    Gets sets ability to use virtual rendering for drop-down list.
    If that option is enabled, then only visible items are created and top edge of first visible item in list is aligned to the top edge of list.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        virtualization : true
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var isEnabled = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "virtualization");         
  • visibleItemsCount

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    15

    Gets sets how many items should be shown at once.
    Notes:
    That options is used for virtualization in order to render initial list items.

    Code Sample

    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({
        visibleItemsCount: 22
    });
    
    //Get 
    var count = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "visibleItemsCount");
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "visibleItemsCount", 33 });      
          
  • width

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    Gets sets width of combo. The numeric and string values (valid html units for size) are supported. It includes %, px, em and other units.

    Code Sample

     
    //Initialize 
    $(".selector").igCombo({     
        width : "300px"
    });  
    
    //Get 
    var width = $(".selector").igCombo("option", "width");  
    
    //Set 
    $(".selector").igCombo("option", "width", "300px");        

For more information on how to interact with the Ignite UI controls' events, refer to
Using Events in Ignite UI.

Note: Calling API methods programmatically does not raise events related to their operation unless specifically stated otherwise by the corresponding API documentation; those events are only raised by their respective user interaction.

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  • dataBinding

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before data binding is performed.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to get a reference to igCombo performing the databinding.
    Use ui.dataSource to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is to be databound to.

    Code Sample

              $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodatabinding", function (null, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to instance of $.ig.DataSource used by combo
               ui.dataSource;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dataBinding: function (null, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
            
  • dataBound

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after data binding is complete.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo performing the data binding.
    Use ui.dataSource to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is databound to.
    Use ui.success to see if the databinding was performed correctly.
    Use ui.errorMessage to get the error message if the databinding failed.

    Code Sample

          $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodatabound", function (null, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to instance of $.ig.DataSource used by combo
               ui.dataSource;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dataBound: function (null, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
          
  • dropDownClosed

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after drop-down list was closed.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use evt.originalEvent to obtain reference to event of browser.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.list to obtain reference to jquery DOM element which represents drop down list container.

    Code Sample

          $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodropdownclosed", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to jQuery DOM element which represents a container of list
               ui.element;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dropDownClosed: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
          
  • dropDownClosing

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before drop-down list is closed.
    Return false in order to cancel hide action.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.list to obtain reference to jquery DOM element which represents drop down list container.

    Code Sample

            $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodropdownclosing", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to jQuery DOM element which represents a container of list
               ui.element;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dropDownClosing: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
          
  • dropDownOpened

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after drop-down list was opened.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.list to obtain reference to jquery DOM element which represents drop down list container.

    Code Sample

            $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodropdownopened", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to jQuery DOM element which represents a container of list
               ui.element;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dropDownOpened: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
          
  • dropDownOpening

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before drop-down list is opened.
    Return false in order to cancel drop-down action.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.list to obtain reference to jquery DOM element which represents drop down list container.

    Code Sample

           $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombodropdownopening", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to jQuery DOM element which represents a container of list
               ui.element;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               dropDownOpening: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
           
  • filtered

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after filtering.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use evt.originalEvent to obtain reference to event of browser. That can be null.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.elements to obtain a jquery reference to the rendered filtered elements.

    Code Sample

           $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombofiltered", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to array which contains expressions supported by $.ig.DataSource
               ui.expression;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               filtered: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
           
  • filtering

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before data filtering.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.expression to obtain reference to array which contains expressions supported by $.ig.DataSource.
    Each expression-item contains following members: fieldName (textKey), cond (filteringCondition), expr (value/string to filter).

    Code Sample

            $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcombofiltering", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to array which contains expressions supported by $.ig.DataSource
               ui.expression;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               filtering: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
           
  • itemsRendered

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after rendering of the combo items completes.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to get a reference to the combo performing rendering.
    Use ui.dataSource to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is databound to.

    Code Sample

     
    $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcomboitemsrendered", function (evt, ui) {
        //use to obtain reference to igCombo
        ui.owner;
        //use to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is databound to.
        ui.dataSource;
    });
     
    //Initialize
    $(".selector").igCombo({
        itemsRendered: function(evt, ui) {...}
    });
          
  • itemsRendering

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before rendering of the combo items is performed.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to get a reference to the combo performing rendering.
    Use ui.dataSource to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is databound to.

    Code Sample

     
    $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcomboitemsrendering", function (evt, ui) {
        //use to get a reference to the combo performing rendering.
        ui.owner;
        //use to get a reference to the $.ig.DataSource combo is databound to.
        ui.dataSource;
    });
     
    //Initialize
    $(".selector").igCombo({
        itemsRendering: function(evt, ui) {...}
    });
          
  • rendered

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after rendering of the combo completes.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to get a reference to the combo performing rendering.
    Use ui.element to get a reference to the main/top combo element.

    Code Sample

     
    $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcomborendered", function (evt, ui) {
        //use to get a reference to the combo performing rendering.
        ui.owner;
        //use to get a reference to the main/top combo element.
        ui.element;
    });
     
    //Initialize
    $(".selector").igCombo({
        rendered: function(evt, ui) {...}
    });
          
  • selectionChanged

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event which is raised after selection change.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.items to obtain reference to array of new selected items. That can be null.
    Use ui.oldItems to obtain reference to array of old selected items. That can be null.

    Code Sample

            $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcomboselectionchanged", function (evt, ui) {
               
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to array of new selected items. That can be null.
               ui.items;
                //use to obtain reference to array of old selected items. That can be null.
               ui.oldItems;
                         
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               selectionChanged: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
           
  • selectionChanging

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event which is raised before selection change.
    Return false in order to cancel change.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.owner to obtain reference to igCombo.
    Use ui.currentItems to obtain reference to array of the selected items before the new selection has happened. That can be null.
    Use ui.items to obtain reference to array of all items that will be selected after the selection finish. That can be null.

    Code Sample

           $(document).delegate(".selector", "igcomboselectionchanging", function (evt, ui) {
               //use to obtain reference to the event browser
               evt.originalEvent;
               //use to obtain reference to igCombo
               ui.owner;
               //use to obtain reference to array of new selected items. That can be null.
               ui.items;
               //use to obrain reference to array of currently selected items.
               ui.currentItems
           });
    
           //Initialize
           $(".selector").igCombo({
               selectionChanging: function (evt, ui) {
               ...
               }
           });
          
  • activeIndex

    .igCombo( "activeIndex", [index:number] );

    Gets sets index of active item in list.
    returnType="number|object" Returns index of active item in list or -1, if parameter is undefined. Otherwise, it returns reference to this igCombo.

    • index
    • Type:number
    • Optional
    • New active index for list. In order to clear active item, use -1.

    Code Sample

     
    //Return index of active item
    var index = $(".selector").igCombo("activeIndex");  
    
    $(".selector").igCombo("activeIndex", 5);        
  • clearFiltering

    .igCombo( "clearFiltering", event:object );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Clear filtering.

    • event
    • Type:object

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("clearFiltering");
          
  • clearInput

    .igCombo( "clearInput", [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Clears the input text, resets highlighting and filtering.

    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the deselection.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the deselection. By default input text is updated.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("clearInput");   
          
  • closeDropDown

    .igCombo( "closeDropDown", [callback:function], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Closes the drop down.

    • callback
    • Type:function
    • Optional
    • Specifies callback function to be executed when close animation is completed.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger drop down closed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("closeDropDown");   
          
  • comboWrapper

    .igCombo( "comboWrapper" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to the jQuery outer element object.

    Gets jQuery object of the outer element of the combo.

  • dataBind

    .igCombo( "dataBind" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Performs databinding on the combo box. The databinding event is always rised.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("dataBind");         
  • dataForElement

    .igCombo( "dataForElement", $element:object );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null or object - the associated data of the element.

    Gets the associated data of li element in the combo.

    • $element
    • Type:object
    • jQuery element of item in the drop down list.

    Code Sample

     
    var index = $(".selector").igCombo("dataForElement", element); 
          
  • dataForValue

    .igCombo( "dataForValue", value:object );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null or object - the associated data of the element.

    Gets the associated data of an item by value matching it's valueKey property.

    • value
    • Type:object
    • Value matching the valueKey property of item to be tested if it is selected.

    Code Sample

     
    var index = $(".selector").igCombo("dataForValue", value);
          
  • deselect

    .igCombo( "deselect", $items:object, [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Deselects a list item from the drop down list.

    • $items
    • Type:object
    • jQuery object with item or items to be deselected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the deselection.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the deselection. By default input text is updated.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("deselect", $keyNavItem, { focusCombo: true }, event); 
          
  • deselectAll

    .igCombo( "deselectAll", [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Deselects all selected items from the drop down list.

    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the deselection.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the deselection. By default input text is updated.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("deselectAll"); 
          
  • deselectByIndex

    .igCombo( "deselectByIndex", index:object, [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Deselects a list item from the drop down list by index.

    • index
    • Type:object
    • Index or array of indexes of items to be selected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the deselection.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the deselection. By default input text is updated.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("deselectByIndex", 3);
          
  • deselectByValue

    .igCombo( "deselectByValue", value:object, [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Deselects a list item from the drop down list by value.

    • value
    • Type:object
    • Value or array of values matching the valueKey property of item/items to be deselected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the deselection.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the deselection. By default input text is updated.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("deselectByValue", value);
          
  • destroy

    .igCombo( "destroy" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Destroys the igCombo widget.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("destroy");           
  • dropDown

    .igCombo( "dropDown" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to the jQuery drop down object.

    Gets jQuery object of the drop down associated with this combo widget.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("dropDown"); 
          
  • dropDownOpened

    .igCombo( "dropDownOpened" );
    Return Type:
    bool
    Return Type Description:
    Returns boolean representing whether the combo drop down list is opened.

    Returns boolean representing whether the combo drop down list is opened.

  • filter

    .igCombo( "filter", texts:string, [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Trigger filtering.

    • texts
    • Type:string
    • Filter by string, or array of strings. .
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Reference to browser event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("filter", "textToFilter", null);
        
  • filteredItems

    .igCombo( "filteredItems" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null or array with objects containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets array with objects representing the filtered li elements in combo box.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("filteredItems"); 
          
  • index

    .igCombo( "index", [index:object], [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Selects a list item from the drop down list by specified index.

    • index
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Index or array of indexes of items to be selected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      closeDropDown (boolean): Set to true to close the drop down list after the selection.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the selection.
      additive (boolean): Set to true to select the item without losing other selection. Works only when multi selection is enabled.
      keepFiltering (boolean): Set to true to keep filtering after the selection. By default the filtering is cleared.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the selection. By default input text is updated.
      keepHighlighting (boolean): Set to true to keep highlighting unchanged after the selection. By default highlighting is removed.
      keepNavItem (boolean): Set to true to keep current navigation item unchanged after the selection. By default the navigation item is changed to the new selected item.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("index", 3);
          
  • isIndexSelected

    .igCombo( "isIndexSelected", index:object );
    Return Type:
    bool
    Return Type Description:
    Returns boolean representing whether the item is selected.

    Verifies whether the li representing the data source's record at the specified index is selected.

    • index
    • Type:object
    • Index of data source record.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("indexisIndexSelected", 2);
          
  • isSelected

    .igCombo( "isSelected", $item:object );
    Return Type:
    bool
    Return Type Description:
    Returns boolean representing whether the item is selected.

    Verifies whether the specified li is selected.

    • $item
    • Type:object
    • jQuery object with item to verify whether it is selected.

    Code Sample

     
    var isSelected = $(".selector").igCombo("isSelected", item);       
  • isValueSelected

    .igCombo( "isValueSelected", value:object );
    Return Type:
    bool
    Return Type Description:
    Returns boolean representing whether the item is selected.

    Verifies whether the li with specified value is selected.

    • value
    • Type:object
    • Value matching the valueKey property of item to be tested if it is selected.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("isValueSelected", value);
          
  • items

    .igCombo( "items" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null or array with objects containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets array with objects representing li elements in combo box.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("items");
          
  • itemsFromElement

    .igCombo( "itemsFromElement", $element:object );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null when no such item is found. Object when single element is provided or array with objects when multiple elements are provided containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets object represening li element in the combo by element.

    • $element
    • Type:object
    • jQuery object with drop down list item element or elements.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("itemsFromElement", element);
          
  • itemsFromIndex

    .igCombo( "itemsFromIndex", index:number );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null when no such item is found. Object when single element is provided or array with objects when multiple elements are provided containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets object represening li element in the combo by index.

    • index
    • Type:number
    • Index or array of indexes of items in the drop down list.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("itemsFromIndex", 0);
          
  • itemsFromValue

    .igCombo( "itemsFromValue", value:object );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null when no such item is found. Object when single element is provided or array with objects when multiple elements are provided containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets object represening li element in the combo by value.

    • value
    • Type:object
    • Value of item in the drop down list or array with values.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("itemsFromValue", value);
          
  • list

    .igCombo( "list" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to the jQuery list container object.

    Gets jQuery object of the container that holds the list with items.

  • listItems

    .igCombo( "listItems" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to jQuery objects representing all rendered list items in the combo drop down list.

    Gets jQuery objects representing all rendered list items in the combo drop down list.

  • listScrollTop

    .igCombo( "listScrollTop", [value:number] );

    Gets sets scrollTop attribute of html element, which scrolls drop-down list of items.
    returnType="number|object" If parameter is undefined, then scrollTop is returned. Otherwise, it returns reference to this igCombo.

    • value
    • Type:number
    • Optional
    • New value for scroll top in list. Note: if list is closed and new value is provided, then openDropDown() is called automatically.

    Code Sample

    var scrollTop =  $(".selector").igCombo("listScrollTop");   
          
  • openDropDown

    .igCombo( "openDropDown", [callback:function], [focusCombo:object], [event:bool] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Opens the drop down.

    • callback
    • Type:function
    • Optional
    • Specifies callback function to be executed when open animation is completed.
    • focusCombo
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger drop down opened event.
    • event
    • Type:bool
    • Optional
    • Set to false to not focus combo's text input after the drop down is opened. By default the combo's input is focused.

    Code Sample

     
      $(".selector").igCombo("openDropDown");
          
  • positionDropDown

    .igCombo( "positionDropDown" );

    Repositions drop down under combo input. Has effect only when the drop down is attach to body.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("positionDropDown");
          
  • select

    .igCombo( "select", $items:object, [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Selects a list item from the drop down list.

    • $items
    • Type:object
    • jQuery object with item or items to be selected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      closeDropDown (boolean): Set to true to close the drop down list after the selection.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the selection.
      additive (boolean): Set to true to select the item without losing other selection. Works only when multi selection is enabled.
      keepFiltering (boolean): Set to true to keep filtering after the selection. By default the filtering is cleared.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the selection. By default input text is updated.
      keepHighlighting (boolean): Set to true to keep highlighting unchanged after the selection. By default highlighting is removed.
      keepNavItem (boolean): Set to true to keep current navigation item unchanged after the selection. By default the navigation item is changed to the new selected item.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
          $(".selector").igCombo("select", item, {
            closeDropDown: true,
    				focusCombo: true,
    				keepFiltering: true,
    				keepInputText: true,
            keepHighlighting: true,
    				keepNavItem: true
    			});
          
  • selectAll

    .igCombo( "selectAll", [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Selects all items from the drop down list.

    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      closeDropDown (boolean): Set to true to close the drop down list after the selection.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the selection.
      keepFiltering (boolean): Set to true to keep filtering after the selection. By default the filtering is cleared.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the selection. By default input text is updated.
      keepHighlighting (boolean): Set to true to keep highlighting unchanged after the selection. By default highlighting is removed.
      keepNavItem (boolean): Set to true to keep current navigation item unchanged after the selection. By default the navigation item is changed to the new selected item.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("selectAll");
    
          
  • selectedItems

    .igCombo( "selectedItems" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The null or array with objects containing following members: data - the associated data, element - the jquery element of the li.

    Gets array with objects representing selected li elements in combo box.

  • text

    .igCombo( "text", [text:string] );

    Gets sets text in text input field.
    returnType="string|object" If parameter is undefined, then current text in field is returned. Otherwise, it returns reference to this igCombo.

    • text
    • Type:string
    • Optional
    • New text value for combo's input field.

    Code Sample

     
    var text = $(".selector").igCombo("text");  
    
    $(".selector").igCombo("text", "Orange");      
  • textInput

    .igCombo( "textInput" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to the jQuery input object.

    Gets jQuery object of the text input associated with this combo widget.

    Code Sample

     
    var text = $(".selector").igCombo("textInput");
          
  • validate

    .igCombo( "validate" );

    Trigger validation.
    returnType="number|object" Possible values:
    1 - application canceled error message.
    2 - error message is displayed.
    Any other value or undefined means that target is valid or validation is not enabled.

    Code Sample

     
    $(".selector").igCombo("validate");         
  • validator

    .igCombo( "validator", [destroy:bool] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to igValidator or null.

    Gets reference to igValidator used by igCombo.

    • destroy
    • Type:bool
    • Optional
    • Request to destroy validator.

    Code Sample

     
    var validator = $(".selector").igCombo("validator");        
  • value

    .igCombo( "value", [value:object], [options:object], [event:object] );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to this igCombo.

    Selects list item/items from the drop down list by specified value or array of values. When called witout params will return the value of the selected item or if multiple selection is enabled array of selected values.

    • value
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Value or array of values matching the valueKey property of item/items to be selected.
    • options
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Object with set of options controling the behavior of this api method.
      closeDropDown (boolean): Set to true to close the drop down list after the selection.
      focusCombo (boolean): Set to true to focus combo after the selection.
      additive (boolean): Set to true to select the item without losing other selection. Works only when multi selection is enabled.
      keepFiltering (boolean): Set to true to keep filtering after the selection. By default the filtering is cleared.
      keepInputText (boolean): Set to true to keep input text unchanged after the selection. By default input text is updated.
      keepHighlighting (boolean): Set to true to keep highlighting unchanged after the selection. By default highlighting is removed.
      keepNavItem (boolean): Set to true to keep current navigation item unchanged after the selection. By default the navigation item is changed to the new selected item.
    • event
    • Type:object
    • Optional
    • Indicates the browser event which triggered this action (not API). Calling the method with this param set to "true" will trigger selection changed event.

    Code Sample

     
    var value = $(".selector").igCombo("value");  
          
  • valueInput

    .igCombo( "valueInput" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    Returns reference to the jQuery input object.

    Gets jQuery object of the value input associated with this combo widget.

    Code Sample

     
    var text = $(".selector").igCombo("valueInput");
          
  • ui-state-active

    Class applied to elements in active state.
  • ui-igcombo-button ui-state-default ui-unselectable

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents the drop down button.
  • ui-igcombo-buttonicon ui-icon-triangle-1-s ui-icon

    Classes applied to the DIV element which represents image on drop down button.
  • ui-igcombo-button-ltr ui-corner-right

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents drop down button when direction is left to right.
  • ui-igcombo-button-rtl ui-corner-left

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents drop down button when direction is right to left.
  • ui-igcombo-checkbox ui-state-default ui-corner-all ui-igcheckbox-small

    Class applied to the SPAN element which represents checkbox in list item.
  • ui-icon ui-igcombo-checkbox-off ui-igcheckbox-small-off

    Class applied to the SPAN element which represents icon in unchecked checkbox.
  • ui-icon ui-icon-check ui-igcombo-checkbox-on ui-igcheckbox-small-on

    Class applied to the SPAN element which represents icon in unchecked checkbox.
  • ui-igcombo-clear ui-unselectable

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents clear button.
  • ui-igcombo-clear-hover ui-state-hover

    Classes applied to the SPAN element of clear button in mouse-over state.
  • ui-igcombo-clearicon ui-icon-circle-close ui-icon

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents image on clear button.
  • ui-igcombo ui-widget ui-state-default ui-corner-all ui-unselectable

    Class applied to the combo element.
  • ui-igcombo-wrapper

    Class applied to the wrapper element.
  • ui-state-disabled

    Class applied to combo top element when in readonly mode.
  • ui-igcombo-dropdown ui-widget ui-widget-content ui-corner-all

    Class applied to the DIV element which represents the combo drop down. It contains the list, the header and the footer containers.
  • ui-igcombo-mode-dropdown

    Class applied to the combo in drop down mode.
  • ui-igcombo-field ui-corner-all

    Class applied to the editing element.
  • ui-igcombo-fieldholder

    Class applied to the holder of editing element.
  • ui-igcombo-fieldholder-ltr ui-corner-left

    Class applied to the holder of editing element when direction is left to right.
  • ui-igcombo-fieldholder-rtl ui-corner-right

    Class applied to the holder of editing element when direction is right to left.
  • ui-igcombo-footer

    Classes applied to the DIV element which represents footer in combo drop down.
  • ui-igcombo-header

    Classes applied to the DIV element which represents header in combo drop down.
  • ui-helper-hidden

    Class applied to filtered list items to hide them.
  • ui-igcombo-hidden-field

    Class applied to the hidden input field.
  • ui-state-hover

    Class applied to elements when hovered.
  • ui-igcombo-item-in-focus

    Class applied to the list item elements hover with mouse or navigated to by keyboard.
  • ui-igcombo-list

    Class applied to the DIV element which is used as container for drop down list.
  • ui-igcombo-listitem ui-state-default ui-unselectable

    Classes applied to the LI element which represents item in drop down list.
  • ui-igcombo-highlight

    Class applied to the text in LI element which represents highlighted text in dropdown list.
  • ui-igcombo-listitemholder

    Class applied to the UL element which is used as container for list items.
  • ui-igcombo-listitemtextwithcheckbox

    Class applied to the SPAN element which represents text of item in dropdown list when checkboxes are enabled.
  • ui-igcombo-list-overflow

    Class applied to the drop down container element when virtualization is enabled.
  • ui-igcombo-loading

    Class applied to the DIV which represents overlay over drop down list while data is retrieving.
  • ui-igcombo-no-border

    Class applied to drop down element when it is closed.
  • ui-igcombo-no-bottom-corners

    Class applied to the main element when list is below editor and to list when list is above editor.
  • ui-igcombo-nomatchfound

    Class applied to LI element that is shown when no matches are found while filtering.
  • ui-igcombo-no-top-corners

    Class applied to the main element when list is above editor and to list when list is below editor.
  • ui-igcombo-orientation-bottom

    Class applied to combo drop down element when bottom orientation is used.
  • ui-igcombo-orientation-top

    Class applied to combo drop down element when top orientation is used.
  • ui-igcombo-mode-readonlylist

    Class applied to the combo in read only list mode.
  • ui-igcombo-mode-readonly

    Class applied to the combo in read only mode.
  • ui-igcombo-records-data

    Class applied to the span element in the footer that represents the number of records in the data source.
  • ui-igcombo-records-server

    Class applied to the span element in the footer that represents the number of filtered records on the server.
  • ui-igcombo-records-server-total

    Class applied to the span element in the footer that represents the number of total records on the server.
  • ui-igcombo-records-view

    Class applied to the span element in the footer that represents the number of records in data source view.
  • ui-igcombo-scroll ui-unselectable

    Class applied to the scroll element when virtualization is enabled.
  • ui-igcombo-scrollholder ui-unselectable

    Class applied to the scroll holder element when virtualization is enabled.
  • ui-igcombo-textbox ui-state-default ui-corner-all

    Class applied to the text box container.
  • ui-unselectable

    Class applied to unselectable elements.

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