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Old February 12th, 2005, 03:43 PM
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If you want to use a client side solution, JavaScript (or VBScript) is your only option.

Indeed, 30,000 items will give you very bad performance. JavaScript isn't a really fast language, especially not when you're dealing with so many items.

The only solutions I can think of that performs well are a) not a web solution, but a compiled application with a direct database connection or b) a server side solution where the user enters the first few characters and then forces a postback to limit the list to the items that match the selection....

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