[SailfishDevel] custom autocomplete?
pekka.vuorela at jolla.com
Mon Nov 17 10:17:12 UTC 2014
pe, 2014-11-14 kello 17:21 +0000, fasza2mobile at gmail.com kirjoitti:
> 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.
> > > 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.
No plans and I don't think this would be among the most important third
party interfaces. If you think otherwise, you could perhaps create a
I'd still suggest application side completions, a bit like browser has
below the url field when typing.
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