combo box messages

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Mon Jun 7 11:51:29 EDT 2010

On Jun 5, 2010, at 5:07 PM, David C. wrote:

>> A problem was posted to the forums. SomeOne wanted to type text into a
>> field, and have that text dynamically located among the lines of another
>> scrolling list field such that closer and closer matches are found as the text
>> entry gets longer.
> I put together a very simple stack that "kind of" does what he was looking for:
> It's a bit "hackish" with the hidden fields and can probably be coded
> more elegantly, but filtering the text seems to do pretty well in my
> testing with Win 7. Although I haven't done so, you can probably grab
> the coordinates for the cursor position and have it pop up along side
> each time.

I have a stack that does this on revOnline. Look for a stack called "Type with Filter".


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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