For the folks who need a working copy of apachesolr autocomplete for use with apachesolr views here’s a repo that’ll help https://github.com/alibama/apachesolr-autocomplete-drupal – bear in mind that it’s just the latest version with patches #13 & 14 listed in the autocomplete issue queue applied. Just figure it’ll save someone a minute of testing against the latest version of solr views… It’s also attached in a zip at the end of this post.
Also in today’s two minute vid: exposed form filters in a block = a great way to handle site search. The exposed filters become available as a separate block that then points to the page. We then take the newly created block over to our sitewide context and have a search box on every page that connects to the apachesolr search view….