What is This Function Called?

Subject: What is This Function Called?
From: "Carol Anne T. Wall" <mmpc0014 -at- pclink -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2001 14:59:57 -0600

I need to know the technical name for the function that completes a field when you just enter a few characters. Example: If I'm entering the word "benefits" in a field, I start typing b-e-n-e and the field is filled by "benefits".

I've heard some at my company call this function "sponging", while others call it "pre-filling", others don't know what the heck to call it. I can't seem to find this function in my MS Manual of Style.

I appreciate your help!

Carol Anne
Carol Anne Wall, FLMI, CL
Technical Writer, Minnesota Life Ins. Co. - Individual Business Technology
St. Paul, MN USA
mmpc0014 -at- pclink -dot- com


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