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Learning Kendo UI Web Development by John Adams

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Chapter 2. The AutoComplete Widget and its Usage

The AutoComplete widget from Kendo UI creates the "word wheel" effect on an input box as a user types. A word wheel is an effect where words appear beneath a textbox as a user types that help suggest possible search terms. You often see this on search engines such as Google and Bing. This can be used to give the user a list of approved choices from which he or she can choose, or it can also help the user type specific keywords accurately, since the canonical form of the item appears directly beneath the input box for the user to select. It also saves the user's time if he or she only has to type one or two characters of a potentially long search term. The AutoComplete widget in Kendo UI is very ...

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