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How can I make autocomplete work in my form?
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Question:We have a web form and not all of the fields link with the autocomplete function properly - some fields are not offering the values that users put in using other forms on other sites. Do we have to use special field names for our input fields?
Explanation: Internet Explorer encrypts the autocomplete entries/values and stores them on the user's machine using vCard. vCard specifies certain properties about a user, for example their name, address, telephone number, e-mail address etc.
Any of these standard vCard values can be made available for a particular input field, even if it does not have the same name, as in your case.
The syntax for the mapping is shown at the bottom. Here is a list of the defined vCard properties: