There is no in-built mechanism within Scriptaculous itself which will do
hightlight of letters automatically???

Thanks!

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00 AM, ColinFine <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

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> On Sep 9, 10:12 pm, Jack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >     I'm using 1.8.4 latest scriptaculous library for autocomplete
> > functionality. Everything works Perfect!
> >
> >      I would like to know if scriptaculous supports highligting the
> > returned results. When I type say "a" in the textbox, then the
> > scrollable options will appear with results which contains "a". What I
> > need is that the returned results should display the searched
> > chanracter (in this case "a") in bold throughout all the occurences
> > within resultset.
> >
> >     I'll appreciate if any one can help me acheiving this
> > functionality using scriptaculous.
> >
> I would do this in your server-side code. Something like: (untested
> PHP!)
>
> function matchPart($part)
> {
>   $matches = getMatches($part);
>  $result = "<ul>n";
>  foreach ($match in $matches) {
>    $result .= "<li>".preg_replace("/$part/g", "<em>$part</em>",
> $match)."."</li>\n";
>  }
>  // Return your $result however you're doing it ...
> }
>
> Ajax.Autocompleter IIRC concatenates all the text nodes from the
> selected <li>, so the <em> tags would just be omitted in the submitted
> value.
>
> Colin
>
>
>
>
> > Thanks in Advance!
> >
>

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