I need a search bar option in the dropdown, that allows the user to submit an option that isn't listed.

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    Asked on August 14, 2019 at 06:07 PM

    I'm looking to see if Jotform is capable of doing a datalist style dropdown before moving to a paid plan, but I'm not finding the option in the form elements.


    Basically I want the search bar where it will search options in the dropdown, and allow for the user to submit an option that isn't in the dropdown.


    see here for more info https://www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_datalist.asp

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    Answered on August 14, 2019 at 08:23 PM

    Thank you for contacting us, we have a dropdown widget that allows the user adding an option that is not listed, and this option will be available for the next users who access the form. It is called "User Contributed Dropdownhttps://widgets.jotform.com/widget/user_contributed_dropdown

    We also have a widget called "Auto Complete" which will display the listed options as the user types in, and also lets the user put their own value, but it will not be part of the default options: https://widgets.jotform.com/widget/autocomp

    Please follow this guide to add a widget in an existing form: https://www.jotform.com/help/252-How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-Your-Form

    Let us know if you need more help.