Last Updated: 18 May 2021 14:39 by ADMIN
Imported User
Created on: 30 Jan 2018 09:18
Category: DropDownList
Type: Feature Request
Restore selectedValue on Esc keypress
the value should be selected only by direct click on the option in the popup or with the enter or the tab keyboard button.


- I open the options popup, I navigate with arrows and select a value A with enter.
- I reopen the options popup, I navigate with arrows until value B and I close the popup clicking away from it (or pressing Esc)

The selected value should be A, but it's B because the valueChanged event is fired anyway on the popup closing
Posted on: 18 May 2021 14:39


The DropDownList imitates the behavior of a regular HTML select element:

That is why we won't proceed with updating the behavior of the component.

The value of the DropDownList could be manually changed when pressing the ESC key or blurring the component.

Progress Telerik

Love the Telerik and Kendo UI products and believe more people should try them? Invite a fellow developer to become a Progress customer and each of you can get a $50 Amazon gift voucher.

Posted on: 25 Apr 2018 17:08
Do you think it is it possible to make this configured functionality?   

Basically, we want it to behave exactly like the search box in Chrome / Safari / IE.   Hitting Esc reverts, not clicking directly does not navigate