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autocomplete-element

autocomplete-element

Wire up autocomplete for an <input type="text"> element.

example

Try this example.

Auto-complete the months.

var auto = require('autocomplete-element');
var input = document.querySelector('input');
 
var months = [
    "January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June", "July",
    "August", "September", "October", "November", "December"
];
auto(input, function (c) {
    if (!input.value.length) return c.suggest([]);
    var matches = months.filter(function (m) {
        return lc(m.slice(0, input.value.length)) === lc(input.value);
    });
    c.suggest(matches);
});
function lc (x) { return x.toLowerCase() }

methods

var c = auto(input, fn)

Create a new autocomplete instance c that wraps an input element and optionally sets up a keydown listener fn.

fn(c, ev) fires when there is new text input to deal with.

c.suggest(suggestions)

Auto-complete an array of suggestions. The first suggestion in the array is shadowed under the active text.

c.set(value)

Set the value for the input text and the shadow text.

install

With npm do:

npm install autocomplete-element

license

MIT