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WPF ComboBox Key Index not working when using data template selector

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

Hi all,

I have a problem regarding WPF combobox when using data template selector.

Basically, WPF combobox has a standard behaviour which will take you directly to the item that starts from a character if you type that character using keyboard. I don't know the official name for this functionality and will temporarily call it "Key Indexing".

I now want to create a ComboBox which displays its item differently. I achieved this using DataTemplateSelector;

        <ComboBox SelectedItem="{Binding Selection}" x:Name="Input" ItemsSource="{Binding Parties}">
                <Editor:PartyTemplateSelector DefaultTemplate="{StaticResource Default}" NewTemplate="{StaticResource New}" OldTemplate="{StaticResource Old}"/>


And the PartyTemplateSelector is:

    public class PartyTemplateSelector : DataTemplateSelector

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