Is there a way to create a searchable picklist in a visualforce page?

I have a picklist field and I was wondering if there is a way to add a searchbox at the top of the picklist where we enter a picklist value and it searches through the picklist to find the values. Something like this:

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Method 1

There is no standard component/way available to do this. You need to write your custom code to achieve it.

First you can use the dataList tag to achieve it.

<datalist id="browsers">
    <option value="Internet Explorer">
    <option value="Firefox">
    <option value="Chrome">
    <option value="Opera">
    <option value="Safari">

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Or you can use third part JS like Select2.

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