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Project Description
SharePoint 2010 Autocomplete Lookup field allows type ahead functionality while looking up values from the lookup list. It uses REST for specifying filters.

Deployment steps:

Adding Solution:

stsadm.exe -o addsolution -filename C:\NY.Autocomplete.LookupField.wsp

Deploy Solution:

stsadm.exe -o deploysolution -name NY.Autocomplete.LookupField.wsp -immediate -allowgacdeployment

 

UPDATE

The sharepoint 2013 version of autocomplete lookup field is availabale  SharePoint 2013 Autocomplete Lookup Field

Usage:

Consider a list named Company with following fields:

Title: consisting of names of companies

Active: Yes/No

Company List

Create a custom list named Employee and add create a column of type Autocomplete Lookup Field in it as shown:

In the REST Filter specify the following filter: and Active eq true
This will make sure that only those companies show up which have Active set to Yes.
Following image shows the results while using the Autocomplete Lookup column

 

 

Last edited Dec 4, 2013 at 10:32 AM by nadeemyousuf, version 14