Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC ComboBox Overview

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The ComboBox component is part of Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC, a professional grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.


The Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC ComboBox is a component that displays a list of values and allows a single selection from these items.

The current demo shows a basic use-case scenario of two ComboBoxes which display list items and prompt the user to select the desired values.

The ASP.NET MVC ComboBox control is part of Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC, a professional-grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich web applications. The ComboBox is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI for jQuery ComboBox component and comes in the form of an HtmlHelper.

Functionality and Features

  • Modes of operation—The ComboBox supports the classic and inline operation modes.
  • Tools—The ComboBox delivers a predefined collection of tools, which enable the users to interact with the control.
  • Pasting—You can use the available ComboBox paste cleanup and pasting from MS Word features.
  • Serialization and deserializationYou can serialize and deserialize the content of the ComboBox.
  • Image browser—The ComboBox image browser is a built-in tool for image insertion into the component.
  • Immutable elements—You can configure parts of the ComboBox content to be uneditable.
  • CRUD operations—The ComboBox enables you to perform the basic data persistence operations.
  • Content styling—The ComboBox supports default and customs styling options.
  • Import and export—You can enable the import and export of the ComboBox content as various documents by using the Telerik Document Processing library.
  • Format painter—You can copy all formatting from one ComboBox element to another.
  • Table editing—The ComboBox supports inserting and editing of data tables.
  • PDF export—The ComboBox comes with a built-in configuration option for PDF export.
  • Globalization and acessibility—The ComboBox is accessible for screen readers, supports WAI-ARIA attributes, delivers keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation, and enables you to render it in a right-to-left direction.

Additional Apps

This ComboBox example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of ASP.NET MVC demos, with which you can see all Telerik ASP.NET MVC components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in the ThemeBuilder.

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