Framework7 - Autocomplete


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Description

Autocomplete is a Framework7's mobile friendly and touch optimized component, which can be as dropdown or in standalone way. You can create and initialize Autocomplete instance by using the JavaScript method −

myApp.autocomplete(parameters)

Where parameters are required objects used to initialize the Autocomplete instance.

Autocomplete Parameters

The following table lists the available Autocomplete parameters in Framework7 −

S.No Parameters & Description Type Default
1

openIn

It defines how to open an Autocomplete which could be used as dropdown, popup or page.

string page
2

source

It uses autocomplete instance, search query and renders function to pass matched items with array.

function (autocomplete, query, render) -
3

valueProperty

It specifies the item value of matched item object's key.

string id
4

limit

It displays the limited number of items in autocomplete per query.

number -
5

preloader

Preloader can be used to specify autocomplete layout by setting it to true.

boolean false
6

preloaderColor

It specifies the preloader color. By default, the color is "black".

string -
7

value

Defines the array with default selected values.

array -
8

textProperty

It specifies the item value of matched item object's key, which can be used as a title of displayed options.

string text

Standalone Autocomplete Parameters

The following table lists the available Standalone Autocomplete parameters in Framework7 −

S.No Parameters & Description Type Default
1

opener

It is string or HTML element parameter, which will open the standalone autocomplete page.

string or HTMLElement -
2

popupCloseText

It is used to close the autocomplete popup.

string 'Close'
3

backText

It provides the back link when autocomplete is opened as page.

string 'Back'
4

pageTitle

It specifies the autocomplete page title.

string -
5

searchbarPlaceholderText

It specifies the search bar placeholder text.

string 'Search'
6

searchbarCancelText

It defines the search bar cancel button text.

string 'cancel'
7

notFoundText

It displays the text when there is no matched element found.

string 'Nothing found'
8

multiple

It allows to select multiple selection by setting it to true.

boolean false
9

navbarTheme

It specifies the color theme for navbar.

string -
10

backOnSelect

When the user picks value, the autocomplete will be closed by setting it to true.

boolean false
11

formTheme

It specifies the color theme for form.

string -

Dropdown Autocomplete Parameters

The following table lists the available Dropdown Autocomplete parameters in Framework7 −

S.No Parameters & Description Type Default
1

input

It is string or HTML element used for text input.

string or HTMLElement -
2

dropdownPlaceholderText

It specifies the dropdown placeholder text.

string -
3

updateInputValueOnSelect

You can update the input value on select by setting it to true.

boolean true
4

expandInput

You can expand the text input in List View to make full screen wide during dropdown visible by setting item-input it to true.

boolean false

Autocomplete Callbacks Functions

The below table lists available Dropdown Autocomplete parameters in Framework7 −

S.No Parameters & Description Type Default
1

onChange

Whenever the autocomplete value is changed, this callback function will be executed.

function (autocomplete, value) -
2

onOpen

Whenever autocomplete is opened, this callback function will be executed.

function (autocomplete) -
3

onClose

Whenever autocomplete is closed, this callback function will be executed.

function (autocomplete) -

Autocomplete Templates

The following table lists the available Dropdown Autocomplete parameters in Framework7 −

S.No Parameters & Description Type Default
1

navbarTemplate

It is standalone autocomplete navbar template.

string -
2

itemTemplate

It is standalone template7 form item.

string -
3

dropdownTemplate

It is template7 dropdown template.

string -
4

dropdownItemTemplate

It is template7 dropdown list item.

string -
5

dropdownPlaceholderTemplate

It is template7 dropdown placeholder item.

string -

Default templates

Following are the default template code snippets for the above defined templates parameters −

navbarTemplate

<div class = "navbar {{#if navbarTheme}}theme-{{navbarTheme}}{{/if}}">
   <div class = "navbar-inner">
      <div class = "left sliding">
         {{#if material}}
            <a href = "#" class = "link {{#if inPopup}}close-popup{{else}}back{{/if}} icon-only">
               <i class = "icon icon-back"></i>
            </a>
         {{else}}
            <a href = "#" class = "link {{#if inPopup}}close-popup{{else}}back{{/if}}">
               <i class = "icon icon-back"></i>
               {{#if inPopup}}
                  <span>{{popupCloseText}}</span>
               {{else}}
                  <span>{{backText}}</span>
               {{/if}}
            </a>
         {{/if}}
      </div>

      <div class = "center sliding">{{pageTitle}}</div>
      {{#if preloader}}
         <div class = "right">
            <div class = "autocomplete-preloader preloader 
               {{#if preloaderColor}}
                  preloader-{{preloaderColor}}
               {{/if}}">
            </div>
         </div>
      {{/if}}
   </div>
</div>

itemTemplate

<li>
   <label class = "label-{{inputType}} item-content">
      <input type = "{{inputType}}" name = "{{inputName}}" value = "{{value}}" {{#if selected}}checked{{/if}}>
      {{#if material}}
         <div class = "item-media">
            <i class = "icon icon-form-{{inputType}}"></i>
         </div>
            
         <div class = "item-inner">
            <div class = "item-title">{{text}}</div>
         </div>
      {{else}}
         {{#if checkbox}}
            <div class = "item-media">
               <i class = "icon icon-form-checkbox"></i>
            </div>
         {{/if}}
            
         <div class = "item-inner">
            <div class = "item-title">{{text}}</div>
         </div>
      {{/if}}
   </label>
</li>

dropdownTemplate

<div class = "autocomplete-dropdown">
   <div class = "autocomplete-dropdown-inner">
      <div class = "list-block">
         <ul></ul>
      </div>
   </div>
   
   {{#if preloader}}
      <div class = "autocomplete-preloader preloader 
         {{#if preloaderColor}}
            preloader-{{preloaderColor}}
         {{/if}}">
         {{#if material}}
            {{materialPreloaderHtml}}
         {{/if}}
      </div>
   {{/if}}
</div>

dropdownItemTemplate

<li>
   <label class = "{{#unless placeholder}}label-radio{{/unless}} item-content" data-value = "{{value}}">
      <div class = "item-inner">
         <div class = "item-title">{{text}}</div>
      </div>
   </label>
</li>

dropdownPlaceholderTemplate

<li class = "autocomplete-dropdown-placeholder">
   <div class = "item-content">
      <div class = "item-inner">
         <div class = "item-title">{{text}}</div>
      </div>
   </label>
</li>

Autocomplete Methods

The following table specifies Autocomplete methods available in Framework7 −

S.No Methods & Description
1

myAutocomplete.params

Defines the initialization parameters that are passes with object.

2

myAutocomplete.value

It defines the array with selected values.

3

myAutocomplete.opened

It opens the Autocomplete if it is set to true.

4

myAutocomplete.dropdown

It specifies an instance of Autocomplete dropdown.

5

myAutocomplete.popup

It specifies an instance of Autocomplete popup.

6

myAutocomplete.page

It specifies an instance of Autocomplete page.

7

myAutocomplete.pageData

It defines Autocomplete page data.

8

myAutocomplete.searchbar

It defines Autocomplete searchbar instance.

Autocomplete Properties

The following table specifies Autocomplete methods available in Framework7 −

S.No Properties & Description
1

myAutocomplete.open()

It opens the Autocomplete, which could be used as dropdown, popup or page.

2

myAutocomplete.close()

It closes the Autocomplete.

3

myAutocomplete.showPreloader()

It shows the Autocomplete preloader.

4

myAutocomplete.hidePreloader()

It hides the Autocomplete preloader.

5

myAutocomplete.destroy()

It ruins the Autocomplete preloader instance and removes all events.

Example

The following example demonstrates the use of autocomplete parameters hiding in the Framework7 −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>

   <head>
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width = device-width, initial-scale = 1, 
         maximum-scale = 1, minimum-scale = 1, user-scalable = no, minimal-ui" />
      <meta name = "apple-mobile-web-app-capable" content = "yes" />
      <meta name = "apple-mobile-web-app-status-bar-style" content = "black" />
      <title>Autocomplete</title>
      <link rel = "stylesheet" 
         href = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/framework7/1.4.2/css/framework7.ios.min.css" />
      <link rel = "stylesheet" 
         href = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/framework7/1.4.2/css/framework7.ios.colors.min.css" />
   </head>

   <body>
      <div class = "views">
         <div class = "view view-main">
            <div class = "pages">
               <div data-page = "home" class = "page navbar-fixed">
               
                  <div class = "navbar">
                     <div class = "navbar-inner">
                        <div class = "left"> </div>
                        <div class = "center">Autcomplete</div>
                        <div class = "right"> </div>
                     </div>
                  </div>
               
                  <div class = "page-content">
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Simple Dropdown Autocomplete</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li class = "item-content">
                              <div class = "item-title label">Country</div>
                              <div class = "item-input">
                                 <input type = "text" placeholder = "Country" id = "autocomplete-dropdown">
                              </div>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Dropdown With Input Expand</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li class = "item-content">
                              <div class = "item-title label">Country</div>
                              <div class = "item-input">
                                 <input type = "text" placeholder = "Country" id = "autocomplete-dropdown-expand">
                              </div>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Dropdown With All Values</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li class = "item-content">
                              <div class = "item-title label">Country</div>
                              <div class = "item-input">
                                 <input type = "text" placeholder = "Country" id = "autocomplete-dropdown-all">
                              </div>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Dropdown With Placeholder</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li class = "item-content">
                              <div class = "item-title label">Country</div>
                              <div class = "item-input">
                                 <input type = "text" placeholder = "Country" id = "autocomplete-dropdown-placeholder">
                              </div>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Simple Standalone Autocomplete</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li>
                              <a href = "#" id = "autocomplete-standalone" class = "item-link item-content autocomplete-opener">
                                 <input type = "hidden">
                                 <div class = "item-inner">
                                    <div class = "item-title">Favorite Country</div>
                                    <div class = "item-after"></div>
                                 </div>
                              </a>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Popup Standalone Autocomplete</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li>
                              <a href = "#" id = "autocomplete-standalone-popup" class = "item-link item-content autocomplete-opener">
                                 <input type = "hidden">
                                 <div class = "item-inner">
                                    <div class = "item-title">Favorite Country</div>
                                    <div class = "item-after"></div>
                                 </div>
                              </a>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  
                     <div class = "content-block-title">Multiple Values Standalone Autocomplete</div>
                     <div class = "list-block">
                        <ul>
                           <li>
                              <a href = "#" id = "autocomplete-standalone-multiple" class = "item-link item-content autocomplete-opener">
                                 <input type = "hidden">
                                 <div class = "item-inner">
                                    <div class = "item-title">Favorite Countries</div>
                                    <div class = "item-after"></div>
                                 </div>
                              </a>
                           </li>
                        </ul>
                     </div>
                  </div> 
                  
               </div>
            </div>
         </div>
      </div>
      
      <script type  =  "text/javascript" 
         src  =  "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/framework7/1.4.2/js/framework7.min.js"></script>
         
      <script>
         var myApp  =  new Framework7();
         var $$  =  Dom7;
         var mainView  =  myApp.addView('.view-main');
         
         // Countries data array
         var countries  =  ('India Africa Australia NewZealand England WestIndies Scotland Zimbabwe Srilanka Bangladesh').split(' ');

         // Simple Dropdown
         var autocompleteDropdownSimple  =  myApp.autocomplete ({
            input: '#autocomplete-dropdown',
            openIn: 'dropdown',
            
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results  =  [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
               
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) 
                     results.push(countries[i]);
               }
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            }
         });

         // Dropdown with input expand
         var autocompleteDropdownExpand = myApp.autocomplete ({
            input: '#autocomplete-dropdown-expand',
            openIn: 'dropdown',
            expandInput: true,   // expandInput used as item-input in List View will be expanded to full screen wide
                                 //during dropdown
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
               // Find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) results.push(countries[i]);
               }
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            }
         });

         // Dropdown with all values
         var autocompleteDropdownAll = myApp.autocomplete ({
            input: '#autocomplete-dropdown-all',
            openIn: 'dropdown',
            
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) 
                     results.push(countries[i]);
               }
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            }
         });

         // Dropdown with placeholder
         var autocompleteDropdownPlaceholder = myApp.autocomplete ({
            input: '#autocomplete-dropdown-placeholder',
            openIn: 'dropdown',
            dropdownPlaceholderText: 'Type as "India"',
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
               
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) 
                     results.push(countries[i]);
               }
                  
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            }
         });

         // Simple Standalone
         var autocompleteStandaloneSimple = myApp.autocomplete ({
            openIn: 'page', //open in page
            opener: $$('#autocomplete-standalone'), //link that opens autocomplete
            backOnSelect: true, //go back after we select something
            
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
               
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) 
                     results.push(countries[i]);
               }
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            },
               
            onChange: function (autocomplete, value) {
               // Here add the item text value to item-after
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone').find('.item-after').text(value[0]);
               
               // You can add item value to input value
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone').find('input').val(value[0]);
            }
         });

         // Standalone Popup
         var autocompleteStandalonePopup = myApp.autocomplete ({
            openIn: 'popup', // Opens the Autocomplete in page
            opener: $$('#autocomplete-standalone-popup'), // It will open standalone autocomplete popup
            backOnSelect: true, //After selecting item, then go back to page
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
            
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) results.push(countries[i]);
               }
            
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            },
            
            onChange: function (autocomplete, value) {
               // Here add the item text value to item-after
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone-popup').find('.item-after').text(value[0]);
               
               // You can add item value to input value
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone-popup').find('input').val(value[0]);
            }
         });

         // Multiple Standalone
         var autocompleteStandaloneMultiple = myApp.autocomplete ({
            openIn: 'page', //Opens the Autocomplete in page
            opener: $$('#autocomplete-standalone-multiple'), //link that opens autocomplete
            multiple: true, //Allow multiple values
            source: function (autocomplete, query, render) {
               var results = [];
               if (query.length === 0) {
                  render(results);
                  return;
               }
               
               // You can find matched items
               for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) {
                  if (countries[i].toLowerCase().indexOf(query.toLowerCase()) >= 0) results.push(countries[i]);
               }
               
               // Display the items by passing array with result items
               render(results);
            },
            
            onChange: function (autocomplete, value) {
               // Here add the item text value to item-after
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone-multiple').find('.item-after').text(value.join(', '));
               
               // You can add item value to input value
               $$('#autocomplete-standalone-multiple').find('input').val(value.join(', '));
            }
         });
      </script>
   </body>

</html>

Output

Let us carry out the following steps to see how the above given code works −

  • Save the above given HTML code as autocomplete.html file in your server root folder.

  • Open this HTML file as http://localhost/autocomplete.html and the output is displayed as shown below.

  • The example provides autocomplete of values in simple dropdown, dropdown with all values, dropdown with placeholder, standalone autocomplete etc.



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