jQuery Autocomplete : Is there a way to add two column in the droplist

Posted on 2009-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi, I am building a web application that requires to search part numbers.

I have set up the Autocomplete plugins from jQuery using a Generic Hanlder and it works fine.

I was wondering though if it is possible to have two columns in the droplist.

I search by Item Code and I'd like to have | ItemCode    | Description |  to show up in the droplist.

// Javascript

<script type="text/javascript">





            width: 500,

            scrollHeight: 230





// Generic Hanlder

<%@ WebHandler Language="C#" Class="AutocompleteData" %>

using System;

using System.Web;

using System.Configuration;

using System.Data;

using System.Data.SqlClient;

public class AutocompleteData : IHttpHandler {


    public void ProcessRequest (HttpContext context) {

        string srValue = context.Request.QueryString["q"];

        string sql = "SELECT TOP 20 ItemCode FROM Items WHERE ItemCode like '" + srValue + "%'";

        using (SqlConnection connection = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["cn"].ConnectionString))

        using (SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("sel_ajaxPartsCompletor", connection))


            cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;

            SqlParameter value = new SqlParameter("strValue", SqlDbType.VarChar);

            value.Value = srValue.ToString();



            using (SqlDataReader reader = cmd.ExecuteReader())


                while (reader.Read())


                    context.Response.Write(reader.GetString(0) + Environment.NewLine);






    public bool IsReusable {

        get {

            return false;




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Question by:maxleb
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dungla earned 500 total points
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Hi there, this may help you out with Multi-column auto-complete

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