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Display picklist field as a type ahead text field on a Donation form


For a custom picklist Salesforce Element that you include in the Contact Information section of a Donation form, you can elect to replace the standard picklist field type with a type ahead text field. Rather than rendering the field as a picklist with visible options displayed in a drop down list that opens when clicked on by the visitor, the type ahead version appear as a text field and then offers options that match what the visitor begins to type:


The type ahead option is most helpful when a picklist has many values and they are commonly known.

To set a picklist Salesforce Element to appear as a type ahead text field:

  1. Open the Donation form containing the picklist Salesforce Element you wish to update
  2. Click the Contact Info tab
  3. Scroll down to the Custom Salesforce Fields section
  4. Click the edit button of the picklist Salesforce Element
  5. For Type Ahead, choose Yes
  6. Click Save for the modal popup
  7. Click Save
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