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This Flutter package provides a Search Widget for selecting an option from a data list. Provides filtering of items based on the search text.


💻 Installation

In the dependencies: section of your pubspec.yaml, add the following line:


  search_widget: <latest version>

❔ Usage

Import this class

import 'package:search_widget/search_widget.dart';

Add Search Widget

  • Accepts data list as input
  • Option for getting selected item. Returns selected item or null if item is deleted
onItemSelected: (item) {
    //Do whatever you would like
    setState(() {
       _selectedItem = item;
  • Option for pop list item builder. This basically returns a widget to show as list item in popup
popupListItemBuilder: (LeaderBoard item) {
   return PopupListItem(item);
  • Option for filtering data list based on search query
queryBuilder: (String query, List<LeaderBoard> list) {
   return list.where((LeaderBoard item) => item.username.toLowerCase().contains(query.toLowerCase())).toList();
  • Option provided for selected list item builder which enables when a user selects an item from pop up list
selectedItemBuilder: (LeaderBoard selectedItem, deleteSelectedItem) {
   return SelectedItem(selectedItem,deleteSelectedItem);
  • Option for providing custom TextField. Accepts TextEditingController and FocusNode as parameter
textFieldBuilder: (TextEditingController controller, FocusNode focusNode) {
    return TextField(
        controller: controller,
        focusNode: focusNode,
        //... Other customizations here

Full Implementation

   dataList: list,
   hideSearchBoxWhenItemSelected: false,
   listContainerHeight: MediaQuery.of(context).size.height / 4,
   queryBuilder: (String query, List<LeaderBoard> list) {
     return list.where((LeaderBoard item) => item.username.toLowerCase().contains(query.toLowerCase())).toList();
   popupListItemBuilder: (LeaderBoard item) {
     return PopupListItemWidget(item);
   selectedItemBuilder: (LeaderBoard selectedItem, VoidCallback deleteSelectedItem) {
     return SelectedItemWidget(selectedItem, deleteSelectedItem);
   // widget customization
   noItemsFoundWidget: NoItemsFound(),
   textFieldBuilder: (TextEditingController controller, FocusNode focusNode) {
     return MyTextField(controller, focusNode);

Key Highlights

  • Adaptive Popup Position to prevent popup getting hidden behind keyboard

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  • Popup to scroll with scroll gesture if this widget is used inside ScrollView


  • X Give support for onItemSelected method to return selected item(s) directly
  • Add support for selecting multiple items
  • Add visibility bool to show selected item widget

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👍 Contribution

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -m 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request