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IE6 SELECT element fix

Posted on 2010-09-09
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js framework in use is jQuery.

I was previously using a select.htc control that uses a div to emulate a SELECT that behaves like Firefox/Chrome.  An example is when you have these items:

Aaron
Arrow
Art
Roll

When you type A then R, IE annoyingly goes to Roll.
If you type A then A, it goes to Arrow.

Is there a jQuery component for IE6 or can you show a full HTML page that has a dropdown that works as it should (Fx,GC)?
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Hi, I think you can search with the keywords: autocomplete or autosuggest
http://www.google.com/search?q=jquery+autosuggest

Below are some examples:

http://view.jquery.com/trunk/plugins/autocomplete/demo/
http://code.drewwilson.com/entry/autosuggest-jquery-plugin

Regards,
Senthur
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by:cyberkiwi
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I looked at all the links and could not see something that works.
It has to degrade properly if Javascript is not active, which a select.htc does correctly.

I don't need an autosuggest (that filters), just one that shows everything a dropdown is supposed to, but responds to successive keystrokes in a sane way.
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