4 Mar 20181 minute to read

The Essential Xamarin.Android AutoComplete widget provides the suggestions while typing. The suggested text can be appended to the original text or it can be displayed in a drop-down list. Also provides a gesture friendly UI to perform operations like Suggest, Append and SuggestAppend.

Essential AutoComplete can be used in any search box.

Key Features

  • Watermark - The control shows the watermark text.

  • Autocomplete Mode - The control provides suggestions based on a predefined collection while typing.

  • Suggestion Mode - The suggestions list can be displayed with 8 types of search pattern.

  • AutoCompleteSource - A list of strings that is loaded to the control for displaying suggestions.

  • Multiple Selection - AutoComplete provides 2 different ways to select multiple items from the suggestion list. They are using Token representation and Delimiter.

  • Load More - Restrict the number of suggestions displayed and have the remaining items loaded by selecting LoadMore.

  • Header and Footer - Header and Footer content can be given in the top and bottom of the Suggestion list in SfAutoComplete.

  • Diacritic Sense - AutoComplete provides populating the items from a language with letters containing diacritics, and search for them with English characters from an en-US keyboard.

  • Highlighting Text - AutoComplete provides highlighting the matching text in the Suggestion list based on the input given in it.

  • Custom filter - AutoComplete provides the user to filter the item in the Suggestion list based on their filtering condition.