It'd be great to have a filterable/searchable dropdown. This tend to become necessairy when your dropdown list gets longer than 10-20 items.
A similar behaviour can be done with a seperate search box... but from a UI standpoint, this isn't as elegant as it tends to take a lot of screen real-estate.
A first step would be to let the dropdown read the keystrokes so it position itself to the proper item.
@FredericForest Okay mate,
I'll look it up.
Contains search is really good to have than starts with