Java applet for custom text control

Posted on 2004-11-12
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi Guy's

I need a custom control for a website, and would like to know if there is some thing out there that will do what I want or close to it.
If that's not the case any pointers on getting started to create it myself <grin>

What I'm after is a type ahead text entry box, simulair to windows apps.

Sort of a cross between a standard <input > and a <select >, were a user can start typing in the input box and a list appears in a drop down which they can select. Or they can carry on typing and add there own entry.

Simulair to the way the address/url entry works in IE & Netscape ?

Thanks in advance.

Question by:Matthew_Way
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    I personally do not know of any. If you want to write your own then you will need to contact the database (if you read the data from the database) or a collection object (if you keep data in memory) and upon each typing you will need to check against the data. Not sure if this will get you started but if you have more specific information let me know.

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