The advanced text box adds several capabilities to the Framework version, such as autocomplete, data validation, and watermarking.
The control will prompt the user when it is not in focus and contains an empty string by using the watermark. The watermark option to specify some information, when the text is empty. For illustration, this is a simple textbox where the user is asked to enter names separated by a comma:
Autocomplete functionality provides suggestions to users while they are typing. There are several modes of suggestions like suggest, append, and suggest append.
### The suggested text can be appended to the original text or it can be displayed in a drop-down list so the users can choose from different options.
### This way, advanced textbox control can be populated with a predefined list of items, which will assist the users while they’re typing.
### Users can choose one item from the filtered list.
### Minimum Prefix Length A featured option of this control allows you to filter the typed text based on the number of characters.
The enhanced option of the control allows you to custom position the drop-down of the control at the top or bottom.
To make the control more responsive, an option supports data validation that can be used to place constraints on entering text.