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Autocomplete

To expedite searching and help you refine results, we have incorporated the autocomplete data feature into our simple universal search engine. When you perform a search, we suggest some of the most relevant results before you even finish typing.

We anticipate your search, and show the main results of a partial search while you are keep typing, suggesting the most popular search and making your job much easier.

Autocomplete will show you:

  • the main result
    • showing the most relevant law or legal provision (search by citation) including, when appropriate, by popular name or by its acronym (i.e. FTC for the Federal Trade Commission)
    • directly showing the article of a law when you search for it (i.e. 15 USC 7001 will directly show the General Rule of Validity)
    • showing a decision when you search for it by official citation (i.e. 410 US 113 will show the Roe v. Wade decision).
    • Showing the most popular documents in vLex, in that country, for that particular search (even a partial search)

  • popular search suggestions (based on previous searches by vLex users in that country)
  • other featured documents
  • the SmartTopics related to the search criteria
  • titles of sources (books, magazines) that match the search criteria

Autocomplete feature

Popular searches are autocompleted in all countries based on user searches. The SmatTopics of each country will be autocompleted in that country, but not in the vLex Global product. This means that a customer searching in their own country will only see the SmartTopics of their country if they are searching in the local product.

This post is also available in: Español

Updated on March 12, 2019

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