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Show listbox with items when typing in SfDataGrid.GridTextColumn and filtering

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123218 Feb 26,2016 12:34 PM UTC Mar 1,2016 03:49 AM UTC WPF 3
Tags: SfDataGrid
Valery Piashchynski
Asked On February 26, 2016 12:34 PM UTC

Hi, can you help me with the following. I have SfDataGrid with columns, and itemsSource with many elements (>5000). This elements bind to one column ("Модель" - in English Model, in picture). What i mean: When i type in cell, shows ListBox(ListView) with this elements and i can filter it by typing in cell. When i found nested item, i click on it and it shows in cell. Below i attach image, how i see that feature.
Sorry for my English.
Please, help me with that. Thank you.

Sivakumar R [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 26, 2016 01:09 PM UTC

Hi Valery,

Your requirement can be achieved using GridMultiColumnDropDownList column.

You can enable filtering when typing by setting GridMultiColumnDropDownList.AllowIncrementalFiltering property.

Please let us know if you have any questions.


Valery Piashchynski
Replied On February 26, 2016 01:22 PM UTC

Oh, thank you. How can i miss that in manual)
Is there way, to enable filter by rule "Contains"?

Elavarasan M [Syncfusion]
Replied On March 1, 2016 03:49 AM UTC

Hi Valery,

We have considered this “support to filter GridMultiColumnDropDownList with Contains option” as feature request; we have created incident for this requested feature. We will assist you through incident under your Direct Trac account. 

Our Direct Trac support system can be accessed from the following link:


Elavarasan M


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