jQuery UI AutoComplete

Use jQuery UI's AutoComplete library with Editor to allow easy and accurate input of data.

  • Requires: jQuery UI's AutoComplete library

AutoComplete is a very useful way of providing input guidance to the end user, providing the ease of selection of a <select> list with the flexibility of a free form text input. This plug-in provides integration between jQuery UI's AutoComplete control and Editor, adding the autoComplete field type to Editor.

Plug-in configuration and API


This field type supports the following options, in addition to the default field-options configuration:

  • object opts: jQuery UI AutoComplete initialisation options object. Please refer to the jQuery UI documentation for the full range of options available.


This field type supports the following methods, in addition to the default field() methods:

  • node: Get the input element as a jQuery object that is used for the AutoComplete so you can run custom actions on it, including autocomplete methods. This is useful if you wish to update the data that is available to the AutoComplete control.

License required

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