Automatically add items to ComboBox and AutoComplete

You can add items to an AutoComplete or ComboBox controls by pushing an item onto the data source array. This example demonstrates how to add items to both controls.

import 'bootstrap.css'; import '@grapecity/wijmo.styles/wijmo.css'; import './styles.css'; // import * as wijmo from '@grapecity/wijmo'; import * as input from '@grapecity/wijmo.input'; // document.readyState === 'complete' ? init() : window.onload = init; // function init() { let countries = new wijmo.ObservableArray(['US', 'Germany', 'UK', 'Japan', 'Italy', 'Greece']); // new input.ComboBox('#theCombo', { itemsSource: countries, isEditable: true, lostFocus: lostFocus }); // new input.AutoComplete('#theAutoComplete', { itemsSource: countries, lostFocus: lostFocus }); // new input.ListBox('#theList', { itemsSource: countries }); // // add item to the list when a control loses focus function lostFocus(sender) { let item = sender.text; if (item && countries.indexOf(item) < 0) { countries.push(item); } } }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"> <title>Auto-Add items to ComboBox and AutoComplete</title> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> <!-- SystemJS --> <script src="node_modules/systemjs/dist/system.src.js"></script> <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script> <script> System.import('./src/app'); </script> </head> <body> <div class="container-fluid"> <h3> ComboBox</h3> <p> Type an item that is not on the list and move the focus to another control to add an item.</p> <div id="theCombo"></div> <h3> AutoComplete</h3> <p> Type an item that is not on the list and move the focus to another control to add an item.</p> <div id="theAutoComplete"></div> <h3> Options</h3> <p> Here is the option list (it is updated as items are added to the list):</p> <div id="theList"></div> </div> </body> </html>
.wj-listbox, .wj-dropdown { width: 250px; }
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