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Autocomplete: Added demo of scrollable results. Fixes #5815 - Autocom…
…plete: document and demo a scrolling menu.
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scottgonzalez committed Jul 19, 2010
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<li><a href="remote.html">Remote datasource</a></li>
<li><a href="remote-with-cache.html">Remote with caching</a></li>
<li><a href="remote-jsonp.html">Remote JSONP datasource</a></li>
<li><a href="maxheight.html">Scrollable results (max-height)</a></li>
<li><a href="combobox.html">Combobox</a></li>
<li><a href="custom-data.html">Custom data and display</a></li>
<li><a href="xml.html">XML data parsed once</a></li>
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
<title>jQuery UI Autocomplete Scrollable Results Demo</title>
<link type="text/css" href="../../themes/base/jquery.ui.all.css" rel="stylesheet" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../jquery-1.4.2.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../ui/jquery.ui.core.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../ui/jquery.ui.widget.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../ui/jquery.ui.position.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../ui/jquery.ui.autocomplete.js"></script>
<link type="text/css" href="../demos.css" rel="stylesheet" />
<style type="text/css">
.ui-autocomplete {
max-height: 100px;
overflow-y: auto;
/* IE 6 doesn't support max-height
* we use height instead, but this forces the menu to always be this tall
* html .ui-autocomplete {
height: 100px;
<script type="text/javascript">
$(function() {
var availableTags = ["ActionScript", "AppleScript", "Asp", "BASIC", "C", "C++", "Clojure", "COBOL", "ColdFusion", "Erlang", "Fortran", "Groovy", "Haskell", "Java", "JavaScript", "Lisp", "Perl", "PHP", "Python", "Ruby", "Scala", "Scheme"];
source: availableTags

<div class="demo">

<div class="ui-widget">
<label for="tags">Tags: </label>
<input id="tags" />

</div><!-- End demo -->

<div class="demo-description">
When displaying a long list of options, you can simply set the max-height for the autocomplete menu to prevent the menu from growing too large. Try typing "a" or "s" above to get a long list of results that you can scroll through.
</div><!-- End demo-description -->


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