[EP-tech] Re: Auto complete not working on file based autocomplete with a compound field

Dennis - UT dv.eprints at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 07:24:49 BST 2013

I found the solution:

In 70_autocomplete.js, you need to replace:
Position.clone( ...


Position is deprecated in Prototype. Somehow these 2 behave differently now.


On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Dennis - UT <dv.eprints at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep, it pops up at the top of the page. A bit of trying different
> scroll positions shows that it probably shows up with the relative
> distance between the control and the top of the window added to the
> start of the page instead of the top of the window.
> Dennis
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:15 PM, Sebastien Francois <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Hi Dennis,
>> I did notice a few auto-completion glitches after upgrading the
>> Prototype JS library (used by EPrints) in 3.3.12...
>> When you trigger the auto-completion on your form, could you scroll
>> up/down on the entire page (without clicking on it...) to see if the
>> auto-completion pops up somewhere else on the page? I know this sounds a
>> bit odd but I have a feeling the calculation of the position broke somehow.
>> Thanks,
>> Seb
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