Live Filter For Select Box - jQuery sel_filter.js

Live Filter For Select Box - jQuery sel_filter.js
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The jQuery sel_filter.js plugin adds an inline search field to the select box that allows the user to filter select options in real-time.

How to use it:

1. Load the jquery.sel_filter.js script after the latest version of jQuery JavaScript library (slim build).

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.slim.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-q8i/X+965DzO0rT7abK41JStQIAqVgRVzpbzo5smXKp4YfRvH+8abtTE1Pi6jizo" 
        crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="jquery.sel_filter.js"></script>

2. Call the function on the regular select element.

<select id="demo">
  <option>Germany ABUS</option>
  <option>China AEE</option>
  <option>Taiwan Aiptek</option>
  <option>France Alcatel</option>
  <option>Switzerland Alpa</option>
  <option>United States Apple</option>
  <option>United States Arecont Vision</option>
  ...
</select>
$(function(){

  $("#demo").sel_filter();

});

3. The example CSS to style & position the live search/filter input. Feel free to customize the search input field with your own CSS styles.

.sel_filter {
  width: 16px;
  background: url('jquery.sel_filter.png') 100% 50% no-repeat;
  opacity: 0.4;
  filter: alpha(opacity=40);
}

.sel_filter_tb {
  display: inline;
  padding: 0px;
  border-collapse: collapse;
}

.sel_filter_tb td { padding: 0; }

4. Available plugin options with default values.

$("#demo").sel_filter({

  // width of the search field
  slide_width : 50,

  // min number of options
  min_options: 10,

  // crops options
  crop: true
  
});

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by zolll23. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.