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React ComboBox

As a part of the state-of-the-art Suite UI library, the React combobox component offers a rich feature set
and varied customization options.

Product Features

  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • IE11+ support
  • Full control with rich API
  • Simple configuration
  • Extensive customization
  • Editable/read-only modes
  • Disabled mode
  • Custom filtering
  • Custom templates for list items
  • Sorting
  • Integration with DHTMLX Form for React
  • Showing the number of selected items
  • Selecting multiple options
  • Dynamic rendering
  • Marking as a required field
  • Adding a hidden label
  • Multilanguage support
  • Data loading from JSON and JavaScript

How to Build a React ComboBox?

Follow these 5 quick steps to create a React JS combobox:
1
Create a ComboBox.js file and import files and styles of ComboBox
2
Create ComboBox class, which extends the Component class
3
Add an empty container for ComboBox with the reference to it in the el property using the ref property
4
When the component is initialized, initialize ComboBox and attach the instance of ComboBox to the container with the reference to it in the el property
5
Specify a set of configuration properties if needed

Live JavaScript ComboBox Example

Why Choose a React ComboBox by DHTMLX?

Create a fully-fledged React combobox

DHTMLX ComboBox component is an advanced toolkit for building flexible select boxes. Our widget is responsible for displaying suggestions from the list while a user is typing some text in an input field. You can enable users to pick several or all options at once and see a number of selected items.

Explore DHTMLX API capabilities

Our React ComboBox has a comprehensive API with a broad range of configuration options. The component supports the adjustable height of cells and elements. You can add a label with a specific width and position, make it hidden or add a placeholder into the input field.

Easily fine-tune your select boxes

All DHTMLX React widgets, including ComboBox, provide various customization options. The overall look of an input field is updated by changing its borders, background, etc. You can add new language locales, set custom templates to the item list for adding icons or other HTML elements.

Use wrappers for Angular and Vue.js

We developed special wrappers that allow our users to seamlessly integrate their apps with such popular frameworks as Angular, Vue.js, and React. Our leading-edge Suite UI library has comprehensive documentation and useful samples. You can estimate it for free during a 30-day trial period.

Support & Learning Resources

We provide comprehensive documentation with technical samples. Moreover, our dedicated support team is fast and qualified. Find the suitable way to get support:

demo-screenshot

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Try All UI Components for Free

All UI components for React are part of the dhtmlxSuite library. You can download the free trial version of Suite and benefit from:

30 days of free evaluation

Official technical support

Full toolkit of 21 components

Compatibility with React, Angular, and Vue.js

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