Example of React Native AutoComplete Input

Example of React Native AutoComplete Input

This is an Example of React Native AutoComplete Input. To make an AutoComplete Input we will use Autocomplete component provided by react-native-autocomplete-input.

If you want to show some suggestions to the user while entering the value in an Input you can use AutoComplete Input, to show the hint you have to provide the data as a list or an array to the Autocomplete Input.

Autocomplete Input

In this example, we will make an Autocomplete Input which will show the suggestions of the movies name if we start typing something. So Let’s get started.

To Make a React Native App

Getting started with React Native will help you to know more about the way you can make a React Native project. We are going to use react-native init to make our React Native App. Assuming that you have node installed, you can use npm to install the react-native-cli command line utility. Open the terminal and go to the workspace and run
npm install -g react-native-cli
Run the following commands to create a new React Native project
react-native init ProjectName
This will make a project structure with an index file named App.js in your project directory.

Installation of Dependency

To use Autocomplete component you need to install react-native-autocomplete-input package. To install this

Open the terminal and jump into your project using.

run the following command.

This command will copy all the dependencies into your node_module directory, You can find the directory in node_module directory named react-native-autocomplete-input.

–save is optional, it is just to update the react-native-autocomplete-input dependancy in your package.json file.

Dependency Version for this Example Used is

Now Open App.js in any code editor and the Replace the code with the following code.

App.js

To Run the React Native App

Open the terminal again and jump into your project using.
cd ProjectName
To run the project on an Android Virtual Device or on real debugging device
react-native run-android
or on the iOS Simulator by running
react-native run-ios (macOS only).

That was the example of React Native AutoComplete Input. If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here. There will be more posts coming soon. Stay tuned!

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3 thoughts on “Example of React Native AutoComplete Input”

      • Thanks for your response, I found the reason , actually it’s working with autocomplete library version 3.6.0 but it has some issue with latest version of 4.0.+. I downgraded the library and its working now.

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