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I want to exclude addresses to the state of Oregon. Pre 2.3.1 code was


for 2.3.1 ESRI says to use

<fields listvalues="OR">

but no dropdown shows up, and it still searches all of US?

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does it require more than one value to become a dropdown? – Brad Nesom Jul 15 '11 at 3:02
i tried and still no dice <locator>…; <minscore>40</minscore> <fields>State</fields> <fields>City</fields> <fields listvalues= "OR, CA"/> – pdog Jul 15 '11 at 17:03
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this works:

<fields><field name="State" defaultvalue="OR" visible="false"/></fields>
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This worked for me as well. That, and I didn't have the <usesingleline> tag set to false. Thanks. Also, you can mark your own answers as accepted if you want to, to show that the question has been answered successfully. – Timothy Michael Aug 3 '11 at 20:52

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