[Project_owners] Textbox with custom autocomplete

David Murray lid2000 at aanet.com.au
Fri Feb 2 22:08:27 PST 2007


Wait, nevermind, I'm still stuck. If anyone's got a custom autocomplete 
box working in Firefox 2, please point me to your code.

David Murray wrote:
> 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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