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01-07-2010, 10:16 PM
I'm in need of passing the selectedIndex number of a select menu from a form to a PHP page. I can pass the actual value of the select menu using:
$State = $_POST['State'];
How would I get the selectedIndex number?
01-07-2010, 10:23 PM
01-07-2010, 10:41 PM
01-07-2010, 10:42 PM
Create a hidden input in your form. Give it an id and a name. Then use onchange in your select menu and set the value of that hidden input using document.getElementById('yourinput').value = this.selectedIndex;
01-08-2010, 11:31 AM
You may store all the options and indexes as a PHP associative array and then get the key from the dropdown value using array_search() (http://php.net/array_search)
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