View Full Version : different sort of dropdown....
09-06-2005, 06:58 PM
I don't really know how to explain this, but here it goes....
I would like 1 dropdown box that'll show information, and when you select one of them, depending on which one you select, other selections appear in a sort of drop down next to it.
I tried to find a site that has that, but I couldn't think of any off the top of my head.
09-06-2005, 07:26 PM
Uhh..I used to that all the time. Trying to remember how..if I remember I'll be sure to let ya know.
09-06-2005, 07:45 PM
09-06-2005, 08:46 PM
I think it was php..but if it is java then i'll edit it to be php
09-07-2005, 04:57 AM
09-07-2005, 04:44 PM
09-07-2005, 05:36 PM
09-07-2005, 07:19 PM
thanx...ill do that....
09-07-2005, 10:27 PM
I couldn't see the link (got a DNS error). Based on what I've read, I think these are called "master_detail" type of forms. Your first pick produces a second list to pick from ect.
I don't know how to do them, but I've been told you could with php. I know that in HTML you can disable form controls by setting them to
DISABLE or READ ONLY. So I think that might be the key. Somehow setting the second drop down to DISABLE until the first dropdown has produced a choice.
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