Re: What is This Function Called?

Subject: Re: What is This Function Called?
From: "Michael Eisenman" <MEisenman -at- symantec -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 09:17:27 -0800


One of our former products, ACT!, called the feature "typeahead." Lotus
Notes calls it "type-ahead." I believe Quicken calls it "autofill," which
is my preference.

Michael Eisenman
Technical Editor
Symantec Corporation

We all live downstream...

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Subject: What is This Function Called?
From: "Carol Anne T. Wall" <mmpc0014 -at- pclink -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2001 14:59:57 -0600
X-Message-Number: 65

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


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