In a web application I work on, I have been asked to change an existing 'Owner' field from being free-form to accept only predefined values from a list. Sometimes that list can be manually configured ...
For browser based web application, I need the user to select a customer from thousands of available customers. The user may have the ID of the given customer or just the Full Name & Address. In ...
In general, I try to limit use of dropdowns to lists of no more than ~15 or so options. For larger lists with options the user is familiar with, I tend to favor autocomplete text inputs. However, ...
I have read How many items in a web form drop down is too many?. I almost agree with Vitaly's answer: no more than 30 (X) items in a drop down. So if auto-complete request returns more than X records, ...
We are working on an improvement to a project that requires users to enter their state, city, and street to get a result back based off what they entered. The current model asks users to freeform type ...