Style and appearance in Blazor AutoComplete Component

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The following content provides the exact CSS structure that can be used to modify the control’s appearance based on the user preference.

Customizing the appearance of wrapper element

Use the following CSS to customize the appearance of wrapper element.

.e-ddl.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper .e-input {
    font-size: 20px;
    font-family: emoji;
    color: #ab3243;
    background: #32a5ab;
}

Customizing the dropdown icon’s color

Use the following CSS to customize the dropdown icon’s color.

.e-ddl .e-input-group-icon.e-ddl-icon.e-icons, .e-ddl .e-input-group-icon.e-ddl-icon.e-icons:hover {
    color: #bb233d;
    font-size: 13px;
}

Customizing the focus color

Use the following CSS to customize the focusing color of input element.

.e-ddl.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper.e-input-focus::before, .e-ddl.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper.e-input-focus::after {
    background: #c000ff;
}

Customizing the outline theme’s focus color

Use the following CSS to customize the focusing color of outline theme.

.e-outline.e-input-group.e-input-focus:hover:not(.e-success):not(.e-warning):not(.e-error):not(.e-disabled):not(.e-float-icon-left),.e-outline.e-input-group.e-input-focus.e-control-wrapper:hover:not(.e-success):not(.e-warning):not(.e-error):not(.e-disabled):not(.e-float-icon-left),.e-outline.e-input-group.e-input-focus:not(.e-success):not(.e-warning):not(.e-error):not(.e-disabled),.e-outline.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper.e-input-focus:not(.e-success):not(.e-warning):not(.e-error):not(.e-disabled) {
    border-color: #b1bd15;
    box-shadow: inset 1px 1px #b1bd15, inset -1px 0 #b1bd15, inset 0 -1px #b1bd15;
}

Customizing the disabled component’s text color

Use the following CSS to customize the text color when the component is disabled.

.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper .e-input[disabled] {
    -webkit-text-fill-color: #0d9133;
}

Customizing the float label element’s focusing color

Use the following CSS to customize the focusing color of float label element.

.e-float-input.e-input-group:not(.e-float-icon-left) .e-float-line::before,.e-float-input.e-control-wrapper.e-input-group:not(.e-float-icon-left) .e-float-line::before,.e-float-input.e-input-group:not(.e-float-icon-left) .e-float-line::after,.e-float-input.e-control-wrapper.e-input-group:not(.e-float-icon-left) .e-float-line::after {
    background-color: #2319b8;
}

.e-ddl.e-lib.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper.e-control-container.e-float-input.e-input-focus .e-float-text.e-label-top {
    color: #2319b8;
}

Customizing the color of the placeholder text

Use the following CSS to customize the text color of placeholder.

.e-ddl.e-input-group input.e-input::placeholder {
    color: red;
}

Customizing the placeholder to add mandatory indicator(*)

Use the following CSS to add the mandatory indicator * to the float label element.

.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper.e-control-container.e-float-input .e-float-text::after {
    content: "*";
    color: red;
}

Customizing the text selection color

Use the following CSS to customize the selection color of text and background.

.e-ddl.e-input-group input.e-input::selection {
    color: red;
    background: yellow;
}

Customizing the background color of focus, hover, and active item’s

Use the following CSS to customize the background color of focus, hover and active item’s.

.e-dropdownbase .e-list-item.e-item-focus, .e-dropdownbase .e-list-item.e-active, .e-dropdownbase .e-list-item.e-active.e-hover, .e-dropdownbase .e-list-item.e-hover {
    background-color: #1f9c99;
    color: #2319b8;
}

Customizing the appearance of pop-up element

Use the following CSS to customize the appearance of popup element.

.e-dropdownbase .e-list-item, .e-dropdownbase .e-list-item.e-item-focus {
    background-color: #29c2b8;
    color: #207cd9;
    font-family: emoji;
    min-height: 29px;
}

Adding search icon in the Blazor AutoComplete component.

You can add the search icon to the AutoComplete component by overriding the content of the existing icon.The following code demonstrates how to add a search icon to the AutoComplete component.

@using Syncfusion.Blazor.DropDowns

<SfAutoComplete TValue="string" TItem="GameFields" Width="300px" ShowPopupButton="true" Placeholder="e.g. Basketball" DataSource="@Games">
    <AutoCompleteFieldSettings Value="Text"></AutoCompleteFieldSettings>
</SfAutoComplete>

<style>
    .e-ddl.e-input-group.e-control-wrapper .e-ddl-icon::before {
        content: '\e724';
        font-family: 'e-icons';
        font-size: 16px;
        opacity: 0.4;
    }
</style>

@code{
    public class GameFields
    {
        public string ID { get; set; }
        public string Text { get; set; }
    }
    public List<GameFields> Games = new List<GameFields>()
    {
        new GameFields(){ ID= "Game1", Text= "American Football" },
        new GameFields(){ ID= "Game2", Text= "Badminton" },
        new GameFields(){ ID= "Game3", Text= "Basketball" },
        new GameFields(){ ID= "Game4", Text= "Cricket" },
        new GameFields(){ ID= "Game5", Text= "Football" },
    };
}

The output will be as follows.

Blazor AutoComplete Search Icon