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    Can I have a user generated auto complete box?

    Asked by IanRm on February 17, 2017 at 12:22 PM


    I would like to have the functionality of the

    User Generated Dropdown Widget 

    and the

    Auto Complete Widget

    in one!


    Is this possible?


    If it does not exist, is there a way of integrating a google sheet with the auto complete widget so that the options change as more items are added to the google sheet? Or anything like this?


    Thank you

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    Answered by Nik_C on February 17, 2017 at 01:43 PM

    Unfortunately, I don't see the way to combine those two.

    But you can integrate the Auto complete widget with Spreadsheet. When you integrate the form with Spreadsheet, all fields in it will pass to Excel sheet automatically with each submission. But if you meant to get the data from the Spreadsheet to the Auto complete widget, unfortunately, it is not possible. 

    So probably a User contributed dropdown widget would be the best option for you since all previously entered data will show.

    If I somehow misunderstood your questions please let us know.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by IanRm on February 24, 2017 at 01:46 PM
    Thank you that's helpful - yes I'm afraid it's the second option I was
    hoping for. I may stick with the dropdown for now.
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