Flex Type Ahead List Boxes

When a user types a character the default behaviour of a list box is to jump to the first item that starts with that character. This is fine for small lists but for a long list of items it's not very useful. A better solution would be if the list box remembered what the user typed and keep looking for matches on the second character, the third character, etc etc.


Flex Filtering Long Lists

If you have a list box with a large number of items in it it can be hard for someone to find the item in the list that they need. One way around this is you add a filter on the list box.

Here's how it's done.