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Contacts - Display A to Z tabs

Started by Geraldine Leech in Feature Requests | Idea

Hi I have just noticed that you have made a change to the layout for Contacts. It looks good but I did find it was faster and easier been able to look up a contact but selecting the relevant tab. Is it possible for you to bring this feature back??
Official Xero Reply
Hi everyone, our CTO Craig has been reading all of the comments here and in the bigger thread, and has just released changes in response to all of the feedback! Have reposted his Official Update here:
We've changed the way the search works... When you type just 1 letter it will do a "starts with" search (just like the old A-Z tabs did) and when you type more than 1 letter it will start doing a "contains" search (e.g., "a" will return any Contacts with names, and numbers starting with "a"; and "ab" will return any Contacts with names, numbers and email addresses with "ab" anywhere).

We've also made the search box work without having to hit the "Enter" key (though it will work if you use the "Enter" key). Just type "a" and it will immediately begin to filter the list.

EDIT: One character search no longer includes email addresses.

Brittany H (Community Manager)

Best Reply as chosen by Brittany H (Community Manager)
Hi everyone, hope you had a great break! An update was made so that email addresses are no longer included in the one character search. We're still looking into feedback, so will keep you updated of any changes in Community.

Brittany H (Community Manager)