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I've noticed that the autocomplete textfield widget has not been ported to Drupal 7.
I'm looking for a way to provide user with suggestion for already submitted values, but I don't want to create a free-tagging vocabulary, since I don't want a page with all nodes with a particular value.
What can I do? Has this feature been ported to a separate module like Node Reference?
I've tried Autocomplete Deluxe module, but it works only with terms, not with textfields.

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The References module provides autocomplete text fields for user and node references.

  • Thank you, but I need a textfield just to store a string, not a reference. – pasine Apr 6 '11 at 8:27
  • My point was that the functionality exists in D7, so it could be generalized or adapted. Plus you did mention Node Reference by name :) – tim.plunkett Apr 6 '11 at 13:52
  • Sorry, I thought Drupal 6 has this feature for textfield too, but I was totally wrong. – pasine Apr 10 '11 at 15:50
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Since the original answer was written, some modules have appeared that do Autocomplete and/or dropdowns for textfields:

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