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sfDataGrid Cell Edit with sfMultiColumnDropDown

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115614 Jan 24,2014 09:46 PM UTC Feb 4,2014 05:51 AM UTC WinRT 3
Tags: General
Asked On January 24, 2014 09:46 PM UTC

Is it possible to use the sfMultiColumnDropDown as the editor for a cell? I need to use the ability to type text AND have a drop down along with the ability to have groups. 

Currently the Combo Column doesn't allow you to Group or Type in text if your option isn't available in the list.

Any help would be appreciated. 

Jai Ganesh S [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 30, 2014 09:12 AM UTC

Hi Jeremy,


Thank you for using Syncfusion products.


We have analyzed your queries. Please find the response for your queries below,


Query 1:


You can use the  MultiColumnDropDownControl as Editor. We have prepared the sample based on this and please find the sample under the following location,


Sample: SampleGridMultiColumnDropDownList.zip


Query 2:


We regret to inform that the MultiColumnDropDownControl don’t support groping  operations.


Please let us know if you need further assistance.


Thank you,

Jai Ganesh S

Replied On January 30, 2014 07:03 PM UTC

Alright cool this is what I was looking for. One last thing. Is there a way to allow the user to type something in that isn't in the grid and still keep it?

Jai Ganesh S [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 4, 2014 05:51 AM UTC

Hi Jeremy,


Thank you for your update.


We have analyzed your query. Our MultiColumnDropDownControl works based on the ItemSource given in that control. So, we regret to inform you that the MultiColumnDropDownContol don’t have the support to keep the text that is not in the Grid and this is the behaviour of our control.


Please let us know if you need further assistance.


Thank you,

Jai Ganesh S


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