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The list attribute refers to a <datalist> element specifying possible values to suggest for an input element.
This attribute allows for the developer to specify autofill values for an input element for the browser to present to a user.
This can allow for things such as autocompletion, or faster site search. It would be possible to create an autocomplete such as on this site's search with a server side populated datalist.
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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]