search_widget 0.2.0

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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 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

PieChart PieChart

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


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

⭐ My Flutter Packages #

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⭐ My Flutter Apps #

👍 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


Merged #

Added #

  • Add TextField builder optional parameter
  • Update Example with more cleanup code
  • Add NoItemsWidget as optional parameter

[0.1.0] - Initial Release


example #

A new Flutter project.

Getting Started #

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Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

  search_widget: ^0.2.0

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:

$ flutter pub get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter pub get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:search_widget/search_widget.dart';
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We analyzed this package on Oct 11, 2019, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.5.1
  • pana: 0.12.21
  • Flutter: 1.9.1+hotfix.4


Detected platforms: Flutter

References Flutter, and has no conflicting libraries.

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Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=2.1.0 <3.0.0
flutter 0.0.0
keyboard_visibility ^0.5.2 0.5.6
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11 1.14.12
meta 1.1.7
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8
Dev dependencies