Incremental Search

In computing, incremental search, incremental find or real-time suggestions is a user interface interaction method to progressively search for and filter through text. As the user types text, one or more possible matches for the text are found and immediately presented to the user. This immediate feedback often allows the user to stop short of typing the entire word or phrase they were looking for. The user may also choose a closely related option from the presented list.

The method of incremental search is sometimes distinguished from user interfaces that employ a modal window, such as a dialog box, to enter searches. For some applications, a separate user interface mode may be used instead of a dialog box.

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... Non-modal incremental find is found in Modern web browsers Firefox (since version 0.4) Opera Opera Mini Safari Chrome Internet Explorer 8 Konqueror Midori Instant messaging clients Adium Windows ...

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