[SailfishDevel] custom autocomplete?

fasza2mobile at gmail.com fasza2mobile at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 17:21:48 UTC 2014


Hi Pekka, are there any plans to add this feature? There are a lot of use cases where it would be extremely handy in 3rd party apps.

On Fri Nov 14 11:54:07 2014 GMT, Pekka Vuorela wrote:
> to, 2014-11-13 kello 19:09 +0100, Victor Mataré kirjoitti:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have a TextInput where the user enters host names and/or IP addresses. So 
> > naturally, I'd like to offer some mechanism that allows the user to quickly 
> > pick from recently used entries. GUI-wise, the best way to do that seems to be 
> > the autocomplete of the keyboard, since normally I'd just deactivate 
> > prediction completely for this type of input. So instead of just deactivating 
> > it, the better choice would be to feed it a simple word list that offers input 
> > hints for recently used host names and IP addresses. Any idea how to do that?
> 
> Unfortunately it's not possible to offer completion options to the
> keyboard. You have to implement completion on application side.
> 
> 
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