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jQuery UI Combobox Variation
(function($){
$.widget( "ui.combobox", $.ui.autocomplete,
{
options: {
/* override default values here */
minLength: 3,
/* the argument to pass to ajax to get the complete list */
ajaxGetAll: {get: "all"}
},
_create: function(){
if (this.element.is("SELECT")){
this._selectInit();
return;
}
$.ui.autocomplete.prototype._create.call(this);
var input = this.element;
var select=this.element.prev();
input.addClass( "ui-widget ui-widget-content ui-corner-left ui-state-default ui-combobox-input" );
input.attr('id','input_'+select.attr('id'));
input.wrap("<span class='ui-combobox'></span>");
$( "<a>" )
.attr( "tabIndex", -1 )
.attr( "title", "Show All Items" )
.insertAfter( input )
.button({
icons: {
primary: "ui-icon-triangle-1-s"
},
text: false
})
.removeClass( "ui-corner-all" )
.addClass( "ui-corner-right ui-combobox-toggle" )
.click(function(event) {
// close if already visible
if ( input.combobox( "widget" ).is( ":visible" ) ) {
input.combobox( "close" );
return;
}
// when user clicks the show all button, we display the cached full menu
var data = input.data("combobox");
clearTimeout( data.closing );
if (!input.isFullMenu){
data._swapMenu();
input.isFullMenu = true;
}
/* input/select that are initially hidden (display=none, i.e. second level menus),
will not have position cordinates until they are visible. */
input.combobox( "widget" ).css( "display", "block" )
.position($.extend({ of: input },
data.options.position
));
input.focus();
data._trigger( "open" );
});
/* to better handle large lists, put in a queue and process sequentially */
$(document).queue(function(){
var data = input.data("combobox");
if ($.isArray(data.options.source)){
$.ui.combobox.prototype._renderFullMenu.call(data, data.options.source);
}else if (typeof data.options.source === "string") {
$.getJSON(data.options.source, data.options.ajaxGetAll , function(source){
$.ui.combobox.prototype._renderFullMenu.call(data, source);
});
}else {
$.ui.combobox.prototype._renderFullMenu.call(data, data.source());
}
});
},
/* initialize the full list of items, this menu will be reused whenever the user clicks the show all button */
_renderFullMenu: function(source){
var self = this,
input = this.element,
ul = input.data( "combobox" ).menu.element,
lis = [];
source = this._normalize(source);
input.data( "combobox" ).menuAll = input.data( "combobox" ).menu.element.clone(true).appendTo("body");
for(var i=0; i<source.length; i++){
lis[i] = "<li class=\"ui-menu-item "+source[i].option.className+"\" role=\"menuitem\" id=\"menuitem_"+source[i].option.id+"\"><a class=\"ui-corner-all\" tabindex=\"-1\">"+source[i].label+"</a></li>";
}
ul.append(lis.join(""));
this._resizeMenu();
// setup the rest of the data, and event stuff
setTimeout(function(){
self._setupMenuItem.call(self, ul.children("li"), source );
}, 0);
input.isFullMenu = true;
},
/* incrementally setup the menu items, so the browser can remains responsive when processing thousands of items */
_setupMenuItem: function( items, source ){
var self = this,
itemsChunk = items.splice(0, 500),
sourceChunk = source.splice(0, 500);
for(var i=0; i<itemsChunk.length; i++){
$(itemsChunk[i])
.data( "item.autocomplete", sourceChunk[i])
.mouseenter(function( event ) {
self.menu.activate( event, $(this));
})
.mouseleave(function() {
self.menu.deactivate();
});
}
if (items.length > 0){
setTimeout(function(){
self._setupMenuItem.call(self, items, source );
}, 0);
}else { // renderFullMenu for the next combobox.
$(document).dequeue();
}
},
/* overwrite. make the matching string bold */
_renderItem: function( ul, item ) {
var label = item.label.replace( new RegExp(
"(?![^&;]+;)(?!<[^<>]*)(" + $.ui.autocomplete.escapeRegex(this.term) +
")(?![^<>]*>)(?![^&;]+;)", "gi"), "<strong>$1</strong>" );
return $( "<li></li>" )
.data( "item.autocomplete", item )
.append( "<a>" + label + "</a>" )
.appendTo( ul );
},
/* overwrite. to cleanup additional stuff that was added */
destroy: function() {
if (this.element.is("SELECT")){
this.input.remove();
this.element.removeData().show();
return;
}
// super()
$.ui.autocomplete.prototype.destroy.call(this);
// clean up new stuff
this.element.removeClass( "ui-widget ui-widget-content ui-corner-left" );
this.button.remove();
},
/* overwrite. to swap out and preserve the full menu */
search: function( value, event){
var input = this.element;
if (input.isFullMenu){
this._swapMenu();
input.isFullMenu = false;
}
// super()
$.ui.autocomplete.prototype.search.call(this, value, event);
},
_change: function( event ){
abc = this;
if ( !this.selectedItem ) {
var matcher = new RegExp( "^" + $.ui.autocomplete.escapeRegex( this.element.val() ) + "$", "i" ),
match = $.grep( this.options.source, function(value) {
return matcher.test( value.label );
});
if (match.length){
match[0].option.selected = true;
}else {
// remove invalid value, as it didn't match anything
this.element.val( "" );
if (this.options.selectElement) {
this.options.selectElement.val( "" );
}
}
}
// super()
$.ui.autocomplete.prototype._change.call(this, event);
},
_swapMenu: function(){
var input = this.element,
data = input.data("combobox"),
tmp = data.menuAll;
data.menuAll = data.menu.element.hide();
data.menu.element = tmp;
},
/* build the source array from the options of the select element */
_selectInit: function(){
var select = this.element.hide(),
selected = select.children( ":selected" ),
value = selected.val() ? selected.text() : "";
this.options.source = select.children( "option[value!='']" ).map(function() {
return { label: $.trim(this.text), option: this };
}).toArray();
var userSelectCallback = this.options.select;
var userSelectedCallback = this.options.selected;
this.options.select = function(event, ui){
ui.item.option.selected = true;
if (userSelectCallback) userSelectCallback(event, ui);
// compatibility with jQuery UI's combobox.
if (userSelectedCallback) userSelectedCallback(event, ui);
};
this.options.selectElement = select;
this.input = $( "<input>" ).insertAfter( select )
.val( value ).combobox(this.options);
}
}
);
})(jQuery);
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