jQuery selectToAutocomplete

Stable Version 1.0.0 (Older)
Published on 31 January 2012 by 
Created on 31 January 2012
Details
Baymard Institute conducts research on how to improve web usability. They've found several usability issues in the dropdown selector and proposed a solution: an autocomplete aware of date relevancy, intelligent sorting and alternate spelling filter.
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Baymard Institute conducts research on how to improve web usability. They've found several usability issues in the dropdown selector and proposed a solution: an autocomplete aware of date relevancy, intelligent sorting and alternate spelling filter.

Feature List
- Allows for both Typing and Scrolling for options;
- Intelligent filter (matches typing omissions);
- Considers alternate spellings (e.g. Holland instead of Netherlands);
- Supports natural sorting by data relevance/popularity;
- Open-Source!
- Supports IE8+, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari.

Main Benefits
User Experience improved by:
- handling typos
- providing various alternate spellings and synonyms;
- prioritizing options;

Read more at Redesigning The Country Selector

System Requirements and Limitations
Service Studio 5.1.1.28

- Client-side! This means all dropdown data must be loaded first;
- IE6 and IE7 dropdowns will not convert to autocomplete, but will work anyway;
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This component is not supported by OutSystems. You may use the discussion forums to leave suggestions or obtain best-effort support from the community, including from Pedro Gonçalves who created this component.
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