JavaScript Select Object

The JavaScript Select Object is a property of the form object. The Option object(s) appear inside it as in the following code:

<SELECT NAME="state" SIZE=0>
	<OPTION VALUE="0">
	<OPTION VALUE="1">AL
	<OPTION VALUE="2">AK
	<OPTION VALUE="3">AR
</SELECT>

It looks like:

Properties

  • form - The form that contains the selection list.
  • length - The number of elements contained in the options array.
  • name - The name of the selection list.
  • options - An array each of which identifies an options that may be selected in the list.
  • selectedIndex - Specifies the current selected option within the select list
  • type - Type is "select".

Methods

  • blur() - Removes the input focus from the selection list.
  • focus() - Gives the input focus to the selection list.

Events

  • onBlur
  • onChange
  • onFocus