AutoComplete a text field with DataBase driven results

Posted on 2006-05-04
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hey everyone,

My accounting peeps are wanting to start a form with a textfield that has a database driven autocomplete feature...I'm thinking that they are wanting something like MS Access would have on a datapage where you would start typing say...


and because the first 2 letters match 1 of the entries in the database, then

ATM Outlet

would fill in the rest of the text field.  

Is this possible...with CF, Javascript, Ajax???  I really haven't searched a lot and am thinking it could be anywhere
Question by:inverted_2000
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    Expert Comment


    Yes you can do this using either iframes or ajax

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    Accepted Solution


    Here's a great example of it in use.

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    Author Comment

    Sweeeeeet.....thanks for the example!!!

    That link is a great starting point for me (o:

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