Country –> City form field query

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    Frenck Smit
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    Best Community,

    One of our applications we’ve built contains a CRM module.
    Within this module users can manage their customer relations, and therefore they need to insert their relations.
    Of course we also want to document the address of a specific relation, so they need to fill in the Country & Place (city/village).

    Since there are millions of cities in the world, the ‘Cities’ table will be huge.
    We already did some testing after importing a lot of places, and we find out that it even takes up to 15 seconds sometimes to load all cities when opening a drop-down form field.
    This is not weird of course, since you are loading thousands of records, but it is not very user-friendly.

    Therefore we were wondering if some of you have found a different (better) approach to this, so that users do not have to wait half a minute before they can select a city on a form.
    I suppose we are not the only one who will experience this issue, since address information is used in a lot of applications.

    Let me know if you have a more user-friendly solution for this 😀

    Best Regards,

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    Eddie Heijblom
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    Hi Frenck,

    The solution for this issue is to filter the selection as much as possible. So first selecting a country will help, since you can only show cities within that country. In the US you’d still have a lot of cities left, so an additional filter on State would help there as well.

    Could that help solve this situation?

    Frenck Smit
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    Hi Eddie,

    Thanks for your response!
    It seemed that through an import error we had some performance issues on our instance.

    Currently it is working at the speed of light again 😀

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