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Struts 2 Autocompleter,Struts 2 Autocomplete

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In this tutorial you will learn about struts auto complete
<action name="autocompleter" class="net.roseindia.autocompleter">
  <result>/pages/autocompleter.jsp</result>
</action>

Create a list in the action class  and populate them with various states name of U.S. as shown in the  "autocompleter" class.

package net.roseindia;
import com.opensymphony.xwork2.ActionSupport;
import java.util.*;

public class autocompleter extends ActionSupport{
  private List state;
  public String execute() throws Exception{
  state = new ArrayList();
  state.add("Alabama");
  state.add("Alaska");
  state.add("Arizona");
  state.add("Arkansas");
  state.add("California");
  state.add("Colorado");
  state.add("Connecticut");
  state.add("Delaware");
  state.add("District of Columbia");
  state.add("Florida");
  state.add("Georgia");
  state.add("Hawaii");
  state.add("Idaho");
  state.add("Illinois");
  state.add("Indiana");
  state.add("Iowa");  
  state.add("Kansas");  
  state.add("Kentucky");
  state.add("Louisiana");  
  state.add("Maine");  
  state.add("Maryland");
  state.add("Massachusetts");  
  state.add("Michigan");
  state.add("Minnesota");
  state.add("Mississippi");
  state.add("Missouri");
  state.add("Montana");  
  state.add("Nebraska");  
  state.add("Nevada");  
  state.add("New Hampshire");  
  state.add("New Jersey");
  state.add("New Mexico");
  state.add("New York");  
  state.add("North Carolina");
  state.add("North Dakota");  
  state.add("Ohio");
  state.add("Oklahoma");
  state.add("Oregon");  
  state.add("Pennsylvania");
  state.add("Rhode Island");  
  state.add("South Carolina");  
  state.add("South Dakota");
  state.add("Tennessee");  
  state.add("Texas");  
  state.add("Utah");
  state.add("Vermont");  
  state.add("Virginia");  
  state.add("Washington");  
  state.add("West Virginia");
  state.add("Wisconsin");  
  state.add("Wyoming");
  return SUCCESS;
  }
  public List getState(){
  return state;
  }
}

<s:autocompleter theme="simple" list="state" StateName/> it creates a autocompleter list with the name of U.S. sates.

autocompleter.jsp

<%taglib prefix="s" uri="/struts-tags" %>

<html>
  <head>
  <title>Struts Autocompleter Example!</title>
  <s:head theme="ajax" />
  </head>
  <body>
  <h1>Struts Autocompleter Example!</h1>
  <s:label name="stateName" value="Select State Name:" />
  <s:autocompleter theme="simple" list="state" name="StateName"/>
  </body>
</html>

Output of the autocompleter.jsp :

When you enter the 'c' letter in the textbox. You gets the following:

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