Autofill in Angular Combo box component

14 Nov 20222 minutes to read

The ComboBox supports the autofill behaviour with the help of autofill property. Whenever you change the input value, the ComboBox will autocomplete your data by matching the typed character. Suppose, if no matches found then, comboBox doesn’t suggest any item.

The following examples, showcase that how to work autofill with ComboBox.

import { Component } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    // specifies the template string for enable the autofill in ComboBox component
    template: `<ejs-combobox id='comboelement' #samples [dataSource]='data' [autofill]='true' [placeholder]='text'></ejs-combobox>`
})
export class AppComponent {
    constructor() {
    }
    // defined the array of data
    public data: string[] = ['Badminton', 'Basketball', 'Cricket', 'Golf', 'Hockey', 'Rugby'];
    // set placeholder text to ComboBox input element
    public text: string = 'Select a game';
}
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { FormsModule, ReactiveFormsModule } from '@angular/forms';
import { ComboBoxModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-dropdowns';
import { ButtonModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-buttons';
/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,FormsModule, ReactiveFormsModule, ComboBoxModule,ButtonModule
    ],
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';

enableProdMode();
platformBrowserDynamic().bootstrapModule(AppModule);