Is it possible to sort the search results in the widget tab of the Form?

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    ken.dcs
    Asked on June 29, 2019 at 10:03 PM

    Update: Search to Widget box: "Auto" ; "Auto Complete" ; "Autocomplete" . Since the search results vary considerably as well as the individual results vary considerably,  it appears that this search does not work properly. Additionally, in all three searched, it failed to turn up all the Autocomplete Widgets. The way it is now, raises the question, "I this is implemented on a form with several hundred entries, will the results be accurate or as faulty as this? It would be better to simply sort them in alphabetical order with an option to sort ascending or descending.

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    Roneet
    Answered on June 29, 2019 at 10:07 PM

    If you want then we can forward this as a feature request to sort the search results alphabetically.

    Let us know if you have further questions.

    Thanks.

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    ken.dcs
    Answered on June 30, 2019 at 12:14 AM

    That would be a last resort. Fix the Search function. I will not be able to trust the Autocomplete feature unless it'd fixed.

    The drop down list of widgets only contains a small portion of those available. As it is now, if a widget is not on the list, it CANNOT be added to an existing form. Who would want to go through all the work of creating a form only to find out that if the desired widget is not on the list, they'd have to create the form all over again. Uff Da!!! You'll agree that this is unacceptable.

    So, how can I add widgets to the list?


    Thank you,

    Ken

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    Roneet
    Answered on June 30, 2019 at 06:11 AM

    Sorry for the inconvenience this has caused.

    May we know which widget you are trying to find out and it is not appearing in the search results?

    Please be noted that as soon as you type the text it starts searching among the widget list and fetches the result based on the text. As soon as you type completely it would fetch the entire result. The most matched widgets are on the top and the related widgets that you can also look are present mostly at the bottom.

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    It seems the search engine is working correctly. May we know what issue are you experiencing?

    Thanks.

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    ken.dcs
    Answered on June 30, 2019 at 03:31 PM

    Look at the pics in my post. You'll see the word I used for the search and the results.  Using "Auto" should have revealed every widget with that word in the title. It did not and included some that have nothing to do with the Auto Complete feature. Same for Auto Complete and Autocompleted Address.

    Autocompleted Address is doesn't show up because it's not even in the list. Auto Complete appears to be a drop down because one of the field properties allows/requires a list be created. That's not what I'm looking for. The List displays only a limited amount of all the available widgets. How can widgets not on the list, be added to the list? The widgets in the group of 375 cannot be added to an existing form. It opens a new form and becomes the first field.

    Why are not all widgets listed? Then they could be added to an existing form.

    Thanks,

    Ken

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    Jonathan
    Answered on June 30, 2019 at 04:56 PM

    We apologize for the inconvenience caused. I understand the issue you described. 

    Just to clarify also on how the Search box work, please take note that not all widgets are available to use depending on your Form Layout used.

    Guide : Cards or Classic: Which One Should I Use

    The Autocompleted Address widget is available only in the Classic form layout.

    The reason it does not appear in your search box because it is not available on Card form layout (which your are using at this time).

    The screenshot image below is the Search box in my Classic form layout.

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    while the next is the card form layout

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    I hope this help. Let us know if you need further assistance.