Chapter 6. Data RadControls, Part 1

The Data RadControls are probably the most widely used controls of the entire suite. They provide the means to load data from data sources, present it for interaction with users, and then update it again.

Since these controls require in-depth coverage, I will split their explanation across two chapters. The controls we'll cover in this chapter are RadComboBox and RadGrid. In the next chapter, we will look at the complimentary RadFilter, RadListBox, and RadListView controls to provide complete coverage.

RadComboBox is a drop-down control that has features for loading data from different data sources either all at once or on demand. Also, you can configure it to display the data using the standard items or customized ...

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