multiselect jQuery widget

Anyone know of a jQuery widget that works similar to the Telerik Multiselect?

https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/multiselect/index

I plan to use it in a ASP.NET web forms application.
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maqskywalkerAsked:
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maqskywalkerAuthor Commented:
thanks
Elena LaurenSoftware EngineerCommented:
I don't think there is a Javascript widget in existence that won't bring your browser to a grinding halt if you try to select thousands of items. First of all, who is going to want to scroll through a list of thousands of items?

If your potential list of items is really long, I'd recommend something like jQuery UI Autocomplete that can use AJAX to send a much smaller subset of items based on key strokes. Here's an example that allows multiple selections: http://jqueryui.com/demos/autocomplete/#multiple-remote

However, you're not going to want to use this to choose "thousands of items". You may argue that you need a control that allows you to click on an item, scroll down a few hundred rows, then Ctrl-click to choose them all. That's where a better design comes in. How are those hundreds of rows related? Can you create a hierarchy of groups to choose from? As I said before, any control you attempt to do this sort of thing with is going to perform horribly.
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