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Multiselection on simple click with HTML/JavaScript

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Is there any way to multiselest the options without holding the ctrl or Shift key..
Thanks
prty
Dec 11 '07 #1
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mrhoo
428 256MB
Use a group of checkboxes instead of a select for this.
Dec 11 '07 #2
gits
5,390 Expert Mod 4TB
yes ... that would be a better way ... however you could use something like the following example:

[HTML]<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
var selected = {};

function select_option(opt) {
if (typeof selected[opt.value] == 'undefined') {
selected[opt.value] = 1;
} else {
delete selected[opt.value];
}

var s = opt.parentNode.getElementsByTagName('option');

for (var i = 0; i < s.length; i++) {
if (typeof selected[s[i].value] != 'undefined') {
s[i].selected = true;
} else {
s[i].selected = false;
}
}
}
</script>
</head>

<body>
<select multiple>
<option value="1" onclick="select_option(this);">1</option>
<option value="2" onclick="select_option(this);">2</option>
<option value="3" onclick="select_option(this);">3</option>
</select>
</body>
</html>
[/HTML]
kind regards
Dec 11 '07 #3
prty
3
Use a group of checkboxes instead of a select for this.
Yeah..thats a good idea..
Thanks
Dec 12 '07 #4

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