Idea: Widget: substring selector box

Ole Tange at
Sun Jan 14 22:26:40 CET 2007

The substring selector box is a combo box. In the textfield of the
combo box you will write substrings. Only options that match all the
substrings will be shown in the dropdown list. The dropdown list will
dynamically update every time you enter/change a letter.

An example of it is use is searching in an address book. Your address
book has a lot of persons called Peter and at lot of persons called
Smith, but you only have very few called Peter Smith. In the combo box
you can write 'pet smi' or maybe 'er mit' if that is faster. The
substrings will not need to start nor end on word boundary.


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