I would like to create a dynamic drop down list of options in odk form

What is the problem? Please be detailed.
I would like to create a dynamic drop down list of options or choices in multiple select.
I would appreciate your support.

Example. Lets say, I have a long list of choices. But instead of all appearing with the boxes, I would love the answer section to appear like a text, but once I start typing, the drop down list appears like it occurs in excel.

Depending on your use-case maybe you can consider to filter the options based on previous answers with a cascading select.

These posts provide some more details on search:

Another option to try is to use the autocomplete appearance to do live filtering. https://docs.opendatakit.org/form-question-types/#multi-select-widget

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Does autocomplete work on select_one and select_multiple? I only see in the docs where it explicitly shows it being used with select_one.

I checked the code before I posted, but your post gave me pause, so I checked the app, and yeah, autocomplete works!

Agreed that the docs could be clearer, so I've filed a docs issue at https://github.com/opendatakit/docs/issues/981

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Thank you, it worked.

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Hi Daselw,
To get a dropdown menu on the options, follow the normal procedure of creating a dropdown on excel, then under the appearance column, key in autocomplete. It has worked on my end.