ASP.NET ComboBox - ChangeLog

May 14, 2011 - Version 4.0.8
  • New feature: ability to clear a selection with the keyboard.
  • Improved: support for multi item selection for Safari on Mac.
  • Improved: various cross browser enhancements.
  • Improved: autocomplete feature.
  • Improved: on-demand loading feature.
  • Improved: client-side API.
  • Improved: server-side API.
  • Integrated with the new version of the Interface Controls (4.0.10).

September 29, 2010 - Version 4.0.7
  • New feature: support for the TabIndex property.
  • New feature: ability to specify the custom text at runtime using the SelectedText property.
  • New feature: support for using the filtering feature for items added on the client-side.
  • Improved: correct handling of special characters (&, <, >).
  • Improved: client-side API.
  • Integrated with the new version of the Interface Controls (4.0.9).

August 2, 2010 - Version 4.0.6
  • Improved: design time support.

June 15, 2010 - Version 4.0.5
  • New feature: support for tooltips.
  • New feature: TextChanged event that is raised when custom text is typed into the control (server-side and client-side).
  • New feature: support for attaching a RequiredFieldValidator control to the ComboBox.
  • New feature: text client-side method for setting the custom text of a ComboBox.
  • New feature: ability to initialize a multi level ComboBox.
  • Improved: autocomplete feature.
  • Improved: server-side events are raised after the Page_Load method.
  • Improved: AutoValidate and AllowCustomText features.

March 24, 2010 - Version 4.0.3
  • New feature: AppendDataBoundItems property for adding items both manually and from a data source.
  • New feature: OnFocus and OnBlur client-side events.
  • New feature: design time support for the ClientSideEvents and CssSettings properties.
  • Improved: on demand loading feature.
  • Improved: client-side API for items loaded on demand.
  • Improved: cross browser support.

February 17, 2010 - Version 4.0.2
  • Improved: integration with the Splitter control.

February 11, 2010 - Version 4.0.1
  • New feature: ability to specify the initial selected items for the multi-item selection feature.
  • New feature: ability to specify an initial text for the on demand loading feature.
  • Improved: design time support for Visual Studio and Visual Web Developer.
  • Improved: filtering feature.
  • Improved: retrieval of selected items during postbacks.

February 7, 2010 - Version 4.0.0

May 8, 2008 - Version 3.0.0
  • New feature: Hierarchical Combobox with Detail Columns
  • New feature: the InsertItemAt method of the Options collections can be used to add options at specific positions
  • Fixed bug: the '&' charactered caused some problems with the client-side methods of the combobox
  • Fixed bug: enabling the OpenOnSuggest feature caused some problems with the options highlighting
  • Fixed bug: when the combobox didn't contain any regular options (only custom options) and the "down arrow" key was pressed, an exception was raised

March 20, 2008 - Version 2.0.2
  • New feature: ability to enable/disable the autocomplete feature, by using the new AutoComplete property
  • New feature: ability to disable the rendering of the hidden iframe (which is used to solve a bug in the IE6 browser), by using the new RenderHiddenIframe property
  • New feature: support for hiding the horizontal scrollbar when the combobox contains long items, by modifying the CSS stylesheet
  • Improved: AJAX Autosuggest feature
  • Improved: client-side methods (getValue, getText, getSelectedIndex, setSelectedIndex)
  • Fixed bug: the combobox is displayed correctly in IE when a DOCTYPE declaration is used
  • Fixed bug: the combobox can be used in Visual Studio's Design Mode when the AjaxMethod feature is used
  • Fixed bug: some problems with the Sort property have been fixed

November 05, 2007 - Version 2.0.1
  • Improved feature: data-binding support for ArrayList and Hashtable

November 02, 2007 - Version 2.0.0
  • New feature: Advanced design-time support
  • New feature: Full support for ASP.NET AJAX and ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit
  • New property: Mode - allows developers to set the mode in which the combobox will work (Combobox/Textbox)
  • New property: SelectedIndex - used for setting / getting the index of the selected option
  • New property: Enabled - for enabling/disabling the combobox server-side
  • New property: OpenOnSuggest - used for opening the combobox automatically when a suggestion is made
  • New methods: FindByValue / FindByText - for searching for a specific option in the list
  • New methods: Remove / RemoveAt - for removing items from the list with options
  • New client-side collection: Options - that provides a simple access to the value/text of each option
  • New client-side method: focus
  • Improved client-side method: setValue - to set both the value and the text of the combobox
  • New feature: embedded CSS styles/images into the assembly - no external CSS files/images are required

March 30, 2007 - Version 1.1.10
  • Some problems with the getValue and setValue client-side methods were fixed
  • Fixed against the SSL warning which appeared in IE6

March 01, 2007 - Version 1.0.9
  • ASP.NET AJAX Compatible
  • Improved AjaxPage support (including for code behind files)
  • Support for non-english characters (like greek, hebrew, russian, arabic etc.)
  • New properties: AutoValidate, TabIndex
  • New client-side events: OnClientOpen, OnClientClose, OnAjaxError
  • Support for multiple options with the same Value (duplicate values)
  • Compatible with the Prototype library
  • Improved behaviour for browsers with JavaScript disabled

November 16, 2006 - Version 1.0.8
  • Built in AJAX support
  • New client-side methods: deleteOption and clearOptions
  • New client-side event: OnAfterKeyPress

November 8, 2006 - Version 1.0.7
  • Improved Keep State feature - the combobox keeps the state also for the options and custom options
  • Sorting Feature - the options can automatically be sorted
  • Tooltips for options
  • New client-side methods: addOption and addCustomOption
  • Built-in support for validation controls
  • Support for empty options
  • Support for special characters inside the options
  • The combobox can be used in Design Mode in Visual Studio

July 12, 2006 - Version 1.0.6
  • Improved multicolumn feature and some fixed bugs
  • Updated styles - to work perfect with the multicolumn feature

July 10, 2006 - Version 1.0.5
  • New styles: antique, blueGray, gray, green, xpBlue

July 06, 2006 - Version 1.0.4
  • Cross-browser: support for Safari, Opera and Camino
  • New property CSSOptionIcon to set the css class for the icons inside the options.
  • Option to vertical-align the text and the icons of the options.

June 29, 2006 - Version 1.0.3
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Examples - 73
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Live Styles 
Different Styles New 
Autocomplete & Filtering - 2 
Load on Demand - 7 
Load Items on Demand 
Load Items on Demand with Paging  
Virtual Scrolling  
Initial Text New 
Initial Text on Client-Side New 
Load Items on Button Click New 
Load Items with MinChars New 
Multi-Columns - 5 
Grid-like Multi-Columns  
Grid-like Multi-Columns on Demand  
Grid-like Multi-Columns & Tooltips New 
Multiple Rows and Columns  
State Selector  
Items with Icons - 4 
Items with Icons  
Grid-like Multi-Columns with Icons  
Multiple Rows and Columns with Icons  
Icons from Database New 
Templates - 4 
Item Templates  
Header Templates  
Dynamic Header Templates  
Populating with Data - 5 
Generic Collections  
Item Selection - 6 
Single Item Selection  
Multi Item Selection  
Get Selected Item  
Get Selected Items  
Set Selected Item New 
Set Selected Items New 
Mode - 2 
Master/Detail - 3 
Unlimited Detail Levels  
Cascading ComboBoxes  
Integration - 13 
Items with ASP.NET CheckBoxes  
Items with Obout CheckBoxes  
Select All ASP.NET CheckBoxes New 
Select All Obout CheckBoxes New 
CheckBoxes on Multiple Columns New 
RadioButtons inside ComboBox  
TreeView inside ComboBox  
TreeView with Full Path New 
ComboBox inside Grid  
Grid inside ComboBox New 
Master/Detail ComboBox inside Grid 
CheckBoxes Loaded On-Demand New 
Validate with ASP.NET Validators New 
Settings - 8 
Server-Side API - 4 
Server-Side Events  
Enable / Disable  
Get Values from Multiple Columns New 
Tooltips New 
Client-Side API - 7 
Client-Side Events  
Add / Remove Items  
Add Multi-Column Items New 
Enable / Disable  
Get Selected Item  
Reset Selection New 
Select / Deselect All Items New 
Appearance Customization - 1 
Aligning Items New 
Knowledge Base - 1 
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Documentation - 13 
Client-Side API 
Tutorials - 2 
Appearance - 1 
CSS Tutorial  
Configuration - 1 
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