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How to get SelectedItem in AutoComplete?

Platform: Xamarin.Forms |
Control: SfAutoComplete |
Published Date: August 31, 2016 |
Last Revised Date: June 24, 2019

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()        {            InitializeComponent();            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("Uganda");            list.Add("Ukraine");            list.Add("United Arab Emirates");            list.Add("United Kingdom");            list.Add("United States");            list.Add("Uruguay");            list.Add("Uzbekistan");            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);            stack.Children.Add(autoCompleteLabel);            stack.Children.Add(autoComplete);            stack.Children.Add(enteredTextLabel);            stack.Children.Add(enteredTextEntry);            this.Content = stack;        }    } 


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



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