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This module adds 4 autocomplete widgets.

  • Autocomplete for allowed values list: This widget can be used for List fields
    and it takes candidate values from the defined list of Allowed values of the

  • Autocomplete for existing field data: This widget can be used for Text only
    and it takes candidate values from existing values in the database for that

  • Autocomplete for suggested values: This widget can be used for Text only
    and it takes candidate values from a user-defined list of Suggested values.

  • Autocomplete for existing field data and some node titles: This widget works
    just like the "existing field data" widget above except it will also suggest
    node titles for nodes of a specific content type(s).

All these widgets allow you to choose the method used to match values: either
'Starts with' or 'Contains'.

When the Internationalization module [1] is enabled, the 'Autocomplete for
existing field data' widget also provides an option to filter values by the
language assigned to their corresponding nodes. This option allows you to
provide a different set of allowed values per language.



  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Structure > Types
    (admin/structure/types) and create or configure fields on content types
    to start using the widgets for your Text and/or List fields.


Additional documentation is located in the Wiki:


Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue:

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This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.