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Get php dropdown selected item value in javascript

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I want to take the drop down selected value using javascript.
This is dropdown code
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  1. <select id="user">
  2.     <option >Admin</option>
  3.     <option >User</option>
  4.     <option >Guest</option>
  5. </select>
  6.  
This is the button which is used to call javascript function
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  1. <input name="usr" src="submit.jpg" type="image"  alt="submit" onclick="javascrpit:newwindow(); return false;"  />
  2.  
This is javascript code
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  1. function newwindow(){
  2. var usr = document.getElementById('user').options[document.getElementById('user').selectedIndex].value
  3. window.open('test.php?val='+usr,'mywindow','width=700,height=300,scrollbars=yes,copyhistory=yes')
  4. }
  5.  
I didn't get drop down selected value? Could somebody help me?
Aug 10 '09 #1
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Dormilich
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P: 8,639
first… wrong forum.

second, there is a typo in your onclick event (2nd box).

third, the function (3rd box) can be drastically simplified by using the this keyword.
Aug 10 '09 #2

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