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AutoComplete a Field & AutoFill a Form (Php/Mysql)

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Hello, a first timer here! stumbled upon one of the threads hear while searching on google & the feedback was awesome so I decided to jump in & ask my Q! I'm a newbie in AJAX, but I know my way pretty well in PHP / MySQL.

What is the best/easiest practice that you have used to autocomplete a field & autofill a form?

Here is the senario.

I have a MySql table with contacts details, I want that when I start filling the name of the contact in the field, I do get suggestions (autocomplete) & when I choose a suggestion, blur out of the field or press tab the other fields of the form be filled (tel, address, email....) without loading the page.

Any suggestion / tutorial / directions are welcomed

thanks in advance!
Sep 28 '08 #1
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You can use Ajax for both. When the user starts typing, you can use the onkeyup event to make the request for the autocomplete. For the auto-fill either use onchange or onblur. Here's an example of an autocomplete script.
Sep 28 '08 #2

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