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Autocomplete listbox

Hi Experts,
    I'm fairly new to asp.net and I would like to provide an autocomplete-style search capability in a listbox that has hundreds of items in it.  The web listbox control's default behavior navigates the listbox by the first letter only, which in this case is insufficient.  
    I thought to use a textbox, and then findstring with the listbox - and that's when I discovered that the web control listbox doesn't have findstring.

    Does anyone know another (preferably quick to implement) method?


Thanks in advance!
ghl
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Type25Commented:
Javascript will be your only way of doing this......

and no it's not particularly easy....  

You'd have to create a textbox and then a listbox next to it, and then on the onChange property of the textbox, filter the listbox depending on what has been entered in the textbox.

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gailhlAuthor Commented:
Thank you!

Wish there was an easier way but I guess I'll just have to bite the bullet...

Much appreciated,
GHL
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