The Directory People Autocompleter is used throughout the site to allow the easy selection of a physics person from the department directory.
For an example we will look at the My Groups interface. At first glance the autocompleter looks like a regular textbox:
Begin to type the name or e-mail of a user in the physics directory, however, and the autocompleter feature become apparent:
To select the person you want use either the mouse, or the arrow keys and enter on your keyboard:
No suggestions shown while typing may be due to the following:
The textbox can still be used to specify physics people even if your browser does not support the Autocompleter. Simply identify the user using one of the supported formats: