jQuery Searchable DropDown Plugin Demo

A jQuery plugin which extends normal dropdown (select) elements to be searchable.

Project homepage: https://sourceforge.net/projects/jsearchdropdown/

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Test options:

Max list size

Max multi match size

Latency before search starts

Exact match

Wildcard character support (* = any char, ? = one char)

Ignore case sensitivity

Modify select object on runtime:

Append new option:



Simple Setup

	$(document).ready(function() {

Advanced Setup

	$(document).ready(function() {
			maxListSize: 100,						// if list size are less than maxListSize, show them all
			maxMultiMatch: 50,						// how many matching entries should be displayed
			exactMatch: false,						// Exact matching on search
			wildcards: true,						// Support for wildcard characters (*, ?)
			ignoreCase: true,						// Ignore case sensitivity
			latency: 200,							// how many millis to wait until starting search
			warnMultiMatch: 'top {0} matches ...',	// string to append to a list of entries cut short by maxMultiMatch 
			warnNoMatch: 'no matches ...',			// string to show in the list when no entries match
			zIndex: 'auto'							// zIndex for elements generated by this plugin