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How to display images in CJuiAutoComplete without extenstions

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How to display images in CJuiAutoComplete without extenstions

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I wanted to customize the CJuiAutoComplete, so that it displays a thumb image before the label like the one shown in the following image: ![autocomplete thumb](http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/e5/63/16/e563163b9de20b24c1d1a49306f0089d.jpg "Autocomplete with thumb Example ") For me I needed to display a color thumb "color_img" before the color name "color_desc_e". Here is what you can do:
 
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Here is what you can do in a very simple way, in your model controller:  
```php

// In the access rules function
public function accessRules()
[...]
$return_array = array();
foreach($data as $sub) {
       // Set all of your view variables in this array $return_array[] = array(         // This is the color name 'label'=>$sub['color_desc_e'], 'value'=>$sub['color_id'], 'id'=>$sub['color_id'],         // This is the line containing the full path to the thumb image
'img' => Yii::app()->request->baseUrl.Yii::app()->params["colorUploadUrl"].$sub['color_img']
);
[...]
```

In your view
file _In my case it was _form_:
```php

<?php
$this->widget('zii.widgets.jui.CJuiAutoComplete', array(
[...]
```

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linside the code, that's it !
 
 
 
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Written by: Asmaa
Last updated by: samdark
Created on: Oct 9, 2014
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