My latest jQuery project, a bit of a baby really, I have been looking around for this functionality for a while now, finally found a version which is not entirely finsihed or fully functional.

If you use Facebook, you will see what I am trying to achieve here. When sending a mail in Facebook when you start typing into the recipient field you get a quicksearch list, click on a name and it inserts it into the input field similar to how Apple Mail displays its results, continue to enter names and you create a list of people each indiviually able to delete.

Well I have achieved this effect in jQuery, but need to develop it further to provide functional functionality.

So I played around with the code and managed to get some of it working, but I need help. I need the ability to have an ID of an item inserted into a hidden array, but the script will not pass in the second element of the array in a PHP script, rather it does, but then fails when you try to delete the item, it adds a comma into the ID tag and does not handle all spaces properly, thus fails.

There are a dozen support requests around, but if you want to help me out here, all comments gratefully recieved. You may download the zip file and have a go for yourself, but please do let me know if you get anywhere. Zip files here.

A project page has been created on the jQuery website at the following page Facelist.

Demo available at Facelist

Creative Commons License
Facelist by Ian Tearle, Theo Chakkapark, Xavier Domenech, Dylan Verheul, Dan G. Switzer, Anjesh Tuladhar, Jörn Zaefferer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Based on a work at www.iantearle.com.

Looking for the Facelist files? Links have been updated on this page, but please check out the official project page.

Posted On: Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 @ 5:55 pm by Ian Tearle


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