[Project_owners] Textbox with custom autocomplete

David Murray lid2000 at aanet.com.au
Fri Feb 2 21:56:36 PST 2007


Whoops, nevermind - I found Neil's post from 2005 and it's what I'm 
after. Thanks!

David Murray wrote:
> So I've got an autocomplete textbox, and I wish for it to have a 
> drop-down under it that contains all the values in the array that match 
> what has currently been typed. Seems simple enough, right? Unfortunately 
> I can't figure out how to get the autocomplete to actually... 
> autocomplete. According to the internets, I need to create a custom 
> autocomplete search component, which is where I'm stuck. There appears 
> to be no documentation whatsoever anywhere on making custom autocomplete 
> search objects - all the autocomplete examples just say "yeah stick 
> 'history' in here and it'll search history, and that is where this 
> documentation ends." Any questions that I have found previously asked on 
> the net have no useful replies. Surely someone has tried to do a custom 
> search before?
> 
> David.


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