Select Autocomplete field covers all the functions of Select Field. However, it is enhanced by autocompleting function. In case you have a long options list, users can type the keywords in the Bar, it will show the suggestions to choose the desired options.
You can save time by auto-filling the Select fields.
Select Autocomplete is a Piotnet addon that suggests possible options for the Select field type based on the input. Can be used on any frontend form, but only with Select fields.
Each time a request is made to the server, you will receive up-to-date data. It’s a win-win situation for busy sites. Select Autocomplete can be used for a variety of forms, including shipping and billing forms, order submission forms, and booking forms.
Settings of Select Autocomplete field
You can begin with a new or existing form. You can personalize the design of your form. To add a Select autocomplete field, simply drag and drop the widget into the form and then change the field type to Select Autocomplete.
In the Options box, set options for Select Autocomplete field. Enter each option in a separate line. To differentiate between label and value, separate them with a pipe char (“|”).
- You also may choose to enable “Send data by label” function to query Label data in your email.
- With Multiple Selection Enabled, your customers can choose many options. Besides, you can set Limit Multiple Selects, Rows, and Default Value.
Form ID: Applying only one Identity of the Form value is a basic mandatory in order for your Form to work normally. Enter the same Form ID for all fields in a form.
How to name your Form ID: Be aware that you can use only Latin characters for this name. Numbers and underscores are also acceptable but do not leave spaces. If you want to use multiple words to name the field, divide them with an underscore.
E.g., order_form (use an underscore instead of a dash/hyphen)
Type: Choose Select Autocomplete
Field ID: The identity of the Field has to be unique in Form. Duplicated Field IDs will make your Form not work properly.
How to name your Field ID: Be aware that you can use only Latin characters for this name. Numbers and underscores are also acceptable but do not leave spaces. If you want to use multiple words to name the field, divide them with an underscore. Furthermore, please do not enter Field ID = product.
E.g., your_field_id (use an underscore instead of a dash/hyphen)
Shortcode: You could get the input data of the field by embedding this shortcode into a hidden field, calculated field, email, or other actions in Submit Button
Label: It is a name that appears above the field bar and is visible to users.
Show Label: Depending on your purpose, you can show the Label of the field or not by this function.
Inline Label: As the name of the function, it helps your Label and input field be placed in the same row.
Placeholder: The text content will be shown inside the bar until the user clicks on it. You can create an example of data you want the user to put in.
Required: When you enable this function, a website visitor obviously must fill out/choose options in this field. Once the user ignores it, the system will warn by a default message.
Required mark: Show the mandatory mark right on the Label
Options: Fill out your options here, and follow the Label|Value format. Enter each option in a separate line. To differentiate between label and value, separate them with a pipe char (“|”). Implement alphabet characters right behind the same values. You can perform calculations with a letter appended to the numerical value.
Multiple Selection: If this setting is enabled, the website visitor will be able to choose more than one file to upload.
Default value: The data you place here will be automatically added to the field. Users are able to change it; however, this information will be added if users do not replace it.
Live Preview Code: You can show the input data to show up directly on your Form. To get a demo, please click here
Invalid message: an error notification will show up to alert when the format of input data is incorrect.
Autocomplete: The Autocomplete function provides suggestions while you type into the field.
Remove this field from Repeater: Apply for Repeater function.
Remove this field from email message: Apply for Email Action depending on specific option values. For example: when a website user chooses a particular option, and you do not want to show this field in email by this option.
Automatically move to the next step after selecting – Multi Step Form: Instead of clicking the Next Button to skip a step.
You can implement an Icon from our default icon media and are able to customize the width, size, position, and color of the icon.