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setTemplate

sets a template for an input and options text in the combobox

void setTemplate(object data);

Parameters

dataobjecttemplate settings
Details

In the case of a simple combo:

myCombo.setTemplate({
    input: "#capital#",
    option: "#capital# - #country#"
});
myCombo.addOption(
    "1",            // option value
    {country: "Finland", capital: "Helsinki"},  // text
    null,           // custom css, if any css, img, selected
    "finland.png",  // img, if there are any
    true            // true, if select after add
);

In the case of a multicolumn combo

// multicolumn
myCombo.setTemplate({
    input: "#capital#, #country#",
    header: false, // set if you want to hide the header
    columns: [
        {header: "&nbsp;",  width:  40, css: "flag",    option: "<img src='#flag#'>"},
        {header: "Capital", width:  80, css: "capital", option: "#capital#"},
        {header: "Country", width: 110, css: "country", option: "#country#"},
        {header: "Proverb", width: 250, css: "proverb", option: "#proverb#"}
    ]
});
myCombo.addOption([
    {
        value: "1",
        text: {
            flag: "../common/flags/austria.png",
            capital: "Vienna",
            country: "Austria",
            proverb: "Two wrongs don't make a right"
        }
    },
]);

Change log
  • added in version 4.0
  • ability to hide header for multicolumn combo added in 4.6 (header: false)
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