[development] better autocompletion?

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Tue Apr 18 14:33:51 UTC 2006

Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Hi there!
> I have a problem with autocompletion for selecting a node by title.
> This is a very noce methid to find a node, but the problem is that it is 
> ambiguous. There might be several nodes by the same name. You can try to 
> make it less ambiguous by adding the author's name and or the date, but 
> only the node ID will do away with ambiguity. The problem is that the UI 
> does not look really nice.

Well, you can alter the displayed description without
changing the node id on the other side of the match set.

How about amending the autocomplete results to (eg)

    Title (Author, Date) | nid


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