[SailfishDevel] custom autocomplete?

Pekka Vuorela 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
t.j.c item.

I'd still suggest application side completions, a bit like browser has
below the url field when typing.

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