Kendo UI for jQuery AutoComplete Overview

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Description

The jQuery AutoComplete allows you to display multiple selections from a list of choices. It also provides customization through templates.

In this demo, you can see the AutoComplete in a basic scenario created from an input element and displaying a list of items loaded from local data.

The Kendo UI for jQuery AutoComplete control is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a comprehensive, professional-grade UI library for building modern and feature-rich applications. The Kendo UI for jQuery collection provides 110+ UI components, an abundance of data-visualization gadgets, client-side data source, and a built-in MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library.

This AutoComplete example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of jQuery demos, with which you can see all Kendo UI for jQuery 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 Kendo UI for jQuery Dojo or ThemeBuilder.

Functionality and Features

  • Data binding–Allows you to bind the AutoComplete DataSource either to local arrays of data or to remote data.
  • Grouping–The AutoComplete grouping functionality enables you to display data items that are categorized by a specific model field.
  • Server filtering–You can control the filtering functionality of the AutoComplete and filter the data on the server.
  • Virtualization–The virtualization functionality improves performance when large data is loaded in the AutoComplete. It uses a fixed amount of list items in the popup list regardless of the dataset size.
  • Templates–The AutoComplete templates allow you to customize the rendering of items, selected values, and popup headers
  • Accessibility–The AutoComplete is accessible for screen readers, supports WAI-ARIA attributes, and delivers keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation.

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