what's the diffrerent between "Auto suggest box" and "Searchbox" in Windows 11?

EN KEN (袁 賢) 20 Reputation points
2023-03-14T01:54:31.54+00:00

Hi I'm a UI designer work on our company's application.

I'm looking through the Win UI3 Figma design kit published by Microsoft to find a control working for searching resualt.

I founded there are 2 similar contorls , the one is Auto Suggest Box and another is Search.
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Is that means Autosuggest box is just a contorl which can show user related information or option, but without searching function? and the Search is the one contains searching function and showing related option both way?

Another question is , I noticed that "Search is recommended for custom title bar",so it can be used at another place not only the title bar or shell right?

If there's other difference between those controls , please tell me, thanks a lot !

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  1. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,386 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-03-15T02:43:54.71+00:00

    Hello EN KEN,

    Thank you for posting in our Q&A forum.

    The auto-suggest box is a control that includes a search function, an input field that suggests words based on the search terms you have typed so far.

    A Custom Search Engine searches a set of sites that you specify. However, you can configure a Custom Search Engine to search the entire web.

    The exact function of the title bar and the options available for customizing it depend on the UI platform and application requirements:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/develop/title-bar?tabs=wasdk

    Hope above information can help you.

    Best Regards,

    Wesley Li


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  1. Limitless Technology 44,021 Reputation points
    2023-03-14T14:29:49.8466667+00:00

    Hello there,

    If you'd like a simple, customizable control that allows text search with a list of suggestions, then choose an auto-suggest box.

    Use an AutoSuggestBox to provide a list of suggestions for a user to select from as they type.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/design/controls/text-controls

    Hope this resolves your Query !!

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