Get Selected Item Value from jQuery Autocomplete TextBox on KeyBoard arrow selection in ASP.Net

Last Reply 4 months ago By dharmendr

Posted 4 months ago

I am using Jquery UI auto complete plugin. My Auto complete textbox correctly updates the result when i use Mouse hover select and hit enter. but when i use keyboard down arrow to select the autocomplete result and hitting enter returns empty string.  how do i fix this?

Posted 4 months ago

Hi manionasp,

Refer the below article. It working with Mouse hover selection and  keyboard down arrow selection.

Get Selected Item Value from jQuery Autocomplete TextBox in ASP.Net using C# and VB.Net


protected void Submit(object sender, EventArgs e)
    string customerName = Request.Form[txtSearch.UniqueID];
    string customerId = Request.Form[hfCustomerId.UniqueID];
    ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptBlock(this.GetType(), "", "alert('Name : " + customerName + "\\nId : " + customerId + "')", true);


Protected Sub Submit(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    Dim customerName As String = Request.Form(txtSearch.UniqueID)
    Dim customerId As String = Request.Form(hfCustomerId.UniqueID)
    ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptBlock(Me.[GetType](), "", "alert('Name : " & customerName & "\nId : " & customerId & "')", True)
End Sub