Option to hide magnifying glass, or make it focus input field

Hi, we have a challenge with our users clicking the magnifying glass in order to begin inputting to the search field, which causes frustrations to some.
Is it possible to click the magnifying glass to focus the input field when autocomplete is set to true?

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Hey @bhg

This behavior is based off our Instantsearch libraries, where the magnifying glass serves as a submit button for the query – but I get how that makes less sense in an autocomplete context when you’re going to click on a result right there in the UI.

Would you be willing to cut a ticket on this in the Autocomplete repository to see if others are interested in having this behavior change?

Sure, created here: Click magnifying glass to focus input field · Discussion #816 · algolia/autocomplete · GitHub

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