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Hi,
 
I want to create a user control, but could use some advise for the best approach.
 
Application:
VB.NET
SQL 2005
Tables: For example: PRODUCTS TABLE with following fields:
ID, Name, SupplierID (FK), CategoryID (FK) Comments, Price, ...
 
Required functionality:
Search box, like google, autosuggest dropdown list.
Search should go trough all text fields, including Foreign tables
The searchbox should display the product name and be able to return the ID from the product.
 
I could use some advise on what controls to use and how to get the best user experience.
 
Regards,
Posted 31-Jan-13 23:48pm
Edited 31-Jan-13 23:49pm
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Solution 1

Have a look here[^] - In particular the response from XspiritO has links to other suggestions. Hopefully you'll be able to get the gist of a solution despite most of the examples being in C#.
 
There is also this[^] CodeProject article specifically for VB.NET
 
In terms of searching the database have a look at fulltextsearch[^]
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