Autocomplete is used on Scriptcase when you want to type some part of the word and Scriptcase will complete the word with the database options for that field, it is commonly used on Search type of applications or registration forms.

CHECK the example running at THIS LINK

Autocomplete using capture

On this sample it will be shown two useful resources, the AJAX autocomplete function and the capture link

Creating a form application

1. Create a new form based on the orders table

2. Click on Fields Positioning.

3. Select the fields OrderID, CustomerID, OrderDate, RequiredDate e ShippedDate.

Editing the form’s fields

4.Open the Fields folder and click on the CustomerID field.

5. Change the Data Type attribute to Text Autocomplete .

6. Access the tab Edition Lookup in the CustomerID field and enter the instructions below for the SQL Select Statement:

SELECT CustomerID, CompanyName
FROM customers

7. Enable the options Show label with the description and Capture Text. On Label enter Search.

8. Click on the button “Run application”.


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