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HTML_QuickForm_LiveText: Search for text using AJAX and fill form input

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This class can be used to search for text typed in a text form input and fill other form inputs according to the search results.

It is a custom HTML_QuickForm element implemented as an input text that triggers text search on the server using AJAX when the user types text on the text input.

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One of the most common uses of AJAX is to auto-complete text entered in form inputs.

This class provides means to implement a more advanced use of AJAX that consists in filling not one, but multiple form inputs depending on the text entered in a master input.

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HTML_QuickForm_LiveText is an element of PEAR HTML_QuickForm package. To install it you can: 1. download the package archive from my site and install it using "pear install" command 2. execute the following command: pear install

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Files folder imagetests (3 files)
Plain text file livetext.css Data CSS classes
Plain text file livetext.js Data Javascript library to handle GUI and AJAX calls
Plain text file livetext.php Class PEAR HTML_QuickForm live-text element
Plain text file readme.txt Doc. Readme

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  Plain text file auto_server.php Example Example of AJAX server
  Plain text file auto_server2.php Example Example of AJAX server
  Plain text file test.php Example Example of use

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