I would like the user to pick from a number of text entries,

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    prestigelocck
    Asked on February 04, 2021 at 10:22 AM

    I would like the user to pick from a number of text entries, and I would like the user not to have to do any typing if possible. I like the way the contacts app works on an ios device, so something similar would be great.

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    Gaetan_B
    Answered on February 04, 2021 at 12:30 PM

    Hello,

    To avoid any duplicates, please note that my colleague replied to you here: https://www.jotform.com/answers/2869895


    Thank you for your understanding.

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    prestigelocck
    Answered on February 05, 2021 at 07:02 AM

    sorry, that is a completely different issue. I want to use this for text, not numbers and I haven't build the form yet.

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    Richie_P
    Answered on February 05, 2021 at 07:25 AM

    Can you please share more information on how you would like your form to work?

    Do you want the text field to automatically guess an output?

    Looking forward for your response.

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    prestigelocck
    Answered on February 05, 2021 at 07:38 AM

    Almost like a big scroll wheel sorted alphabetically, almost like the ios contacts. Assume you have a few hundred text entries you need to scroll through fast.

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    Gaetan_B
    Answered on February 05, 2021 at 07:51 AM

    Hello,

    Would all of those entries be grouped together? (as in no filtering).


    It is possible to rapidly scroll through a dropdown on mobile, but depending on the number of entries, maybe the autocomplete widget will be a better fit (https://eu.jotform.com/widgets/autocomp). It will minimize the input from the user while potentially offer a better experience than a massive scrollable list.


    Hope this helps.

    Do not hesitate to reach out if you need further assistance