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Drop-down List Problem

Drop-down List Problem

Drop-down List Problem

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Hi people

I have a drop down list box and I want to disable 2 items in it. For example

CODE

<select name = "liststatus">
<%= showstatus %>
>

Now showstatus is a String variable that is calculated earlier. Consider that showstatus has the following value
showstatus = "Approved Denied Waiting". The above code shows all 3 of them. Now what I want to do is that I would like to disable "denied", so that "denied" does exist in the list but cannot be selected by the user.

Can anyone suggest a way of doing this. What I have tried is a "replace" function in java in which I replaced denied with "", but this way it keeps a blank row in the list box, I dont like this. I would like to see "denied" in the list but I want to make it disabled so that it cannot be selected.

Any suggestions will be highly appreciated.

Thanks

 

RE: Drop-down List Problem

I can think of a way to do it using JavaScript.

Ask in the JavaScript forum (forum216).

Dave

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