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Textarea Auto-complete / Predictive text feature

Looking for an experienced Javascript/DHTML developer to build an auto-complete script that can easily be applied to any HTML textarea.

It should work as follows - Please see the attached image for clarification and appearance:

- List of words and/or phrases defined in a javascript array

- As the user types, a box will appear directly beneath the word they are currently typing containing an alphabetically sorted list of the first 10 words/phrases in the array that start with the typed letters.

- The first item in the list of matches will have it's un-typed portion inserted and highlighted. eg. If the user types in "Int" and the first suggested word is "Internet" then "ernet" will be inserted and highlighted directly after "Int".

- The user will be able to use the up and down arrow keys to move through the list and the highlighted portion of the word/phrase will change accordingly.

- Pressing the Return/Enter key will move the cursor to the end of the inserted text, thus un-highlighting it, the suggestions box will disappear and the user can continue typing.

- Alternatively the user may also press Ctrl + the number of the word they wish to use and then continue typing.

- If there are no suggestions the box will disappear.

- The user can close the suggestion box by pressing the escape key.

Code must be clear, concise and well commented. If you plan to use a library we would rather it was jQuery, but this is not essential. Please make this clear when you bid.

Skills: Javascript

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iSandu

Hi. I made you a quick demo, please check PM. Thank you.

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consultingpalace

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webRIA

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sriramesh

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costidima

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prangarajan

Need around 6 hours to complete it. The assumption in your desing spec is that you will take care of the words in the array.

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callmohanpec

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Experienced DHTML/JavaScript developer.

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