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    Can I add a search fundtion to DropDown field?

    Asked by Geigergroupvic on March 01, 2015 at 11:05 PM

    Hi All I am having trouble with one of my forms I have 500 different numbers in one drop down box for our uses to select one number this is very time consuming to find the one they want and I was wondering if there was a function to search the number the user was looking for or do they just have to type the number in a text box

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    Answered by Ben on March 02, 2015 at 09:09 AM

    I understand what you mean and would like to offer a suggestion what to use.

    I would suggest using our Auto Complete widget.

    It will allow them to type the number and show them a suggestion from your list, so they can type their own numbers, but only select one of the available ones in your list helping you to avoid the errors in numbers.

    Do let us know if that is something that would work for you or if you have any questions regarding it.

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    Answered by Geigergroupvic on March 02, 2015 at 04:37 PM


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    Answered by Ben on March 02, 2015 at 04:49 PM

    Great, thank you for the update :)

    I am glad that you liked it and do let us know if you have any further questions and we would be happy to assist.