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How to get SelectedItem in AutoComplete?

To get the SelectedItem in AutoComplete, follow the given steps:


Step 1: Create the AutoComplete sample and include the necessary source files.

Step 2: Create an instance for AutoComplete.

Step 3: Create an instance for List and populate it using Add() function.

Step 4: Then assign the populated list to AutoComplete’s AutoCompleSource property.

Step 5: And assign the selected items to editText in ValueChanged event listener.

public partial class AutoCompletePage : ContentPage
        SfAutoComplete autoComplete;
        Label autoCompleteLabel,enteredTextLabel;
        Entry enteredTextEntry;
        public AutoCompletePage()

            autoCompleteLabel = new Label();
            autoCompleteLabel.Text = "Country AutoComplete";

            autoComplete = new SfAutoComplete();
            autoComplete.MaximumDropDownHeight = 200;
            autoComplete.Watermark = "Enter the Text";

            List<string> list = new List<string>();
            list.Add("United Arab Emirates");
            list.Add("United Kingdom");
            list.Add("United States");

            autoComplete.AutoCompleteSource = list;
            autoComplete.ValueChanged += (object sender, Syncfusion.SfAutoComplete.XForms.ValueChangedEventArgs e) =>
                enteredTextEntry.Text = e.Value.ToString();

            enteredTextLabel = new Label();
            enteredTextLabel.Text = "Entered Text";

            enteredTextEntry = new Entry();

            StackLayout stack = new StackLayout();
            stack.Padding = new Thickness(10,10,10,10);
            this.Content = stack;



The following screenshot shows how to get the SelectedItem in AutoComplete:



Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
7091 08/31/2016 08/31/2016 Xamarin.Forms SfAutoComplete
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