Topic: access item in select dropdown by keypress

yorkmyers priority asked 1 year ago

Normally when using the "select" dropdown, a user can press a key on the keyboard to be brought to an item beginning with that letter. This does not seem to be standard functionality in the mdb-select component (

Is there a workaround?

Mateusz Lazaru staff answered 1 year ago

Currently, select does not provide such an option by default. However, you should check select-search. It works similarly to what you expect.

yorkmyers priority commented 1 year ago

This is a good work-around, thank you!

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Specification of the issue

  • ForumUser: Priority
  • Premium support: Yes
  • Technology: MDB Standard
  • MDB Version: MDB5 3.11.0
  • Device: Desktop
  • Browser: Chrome
  • OS: Windows
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: Yes