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How to provide a visual indication that user needs to enter at least a few characters before an ajax search begins?

We have a large amount of users (e.g. a couple of millions) and we would like to start searching only after the user types in 2 characters or more. What visual indication can be provided to users in ...
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Is there a name for this instant filter search pattern?

I've been trying to find a jQuery plugin which creates behavior similar to that of Stack Exchange user searches. The user search used on Stack Exchange sites is not an auto complete, but is more akin ...
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How many letters should be typed in “guessing” ajax search before first suggestion?

When searching with ajax based suggesting field, how many letters should be typed before it starts to suggest results? 1,2,3..