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    Link url to result in resultbox.

    I am trying to set up a small legend type html. What I am trying to accomplish is to give the user a description depending on the abbv they pick from the drop down. This all works fine, however I now want to improve this to actually give them a link to a site if they want to research the description further. I can get it to work if I do document.write but I want the link to go into the text box. I also thought about making a button to the side that would probably need some sort of function to call each url. That may come down the road but the simpler way would be nice. I have a js called abbs there is actually two ways to do the drop downs but I am only concerned with adding links to the top one. On the CCVT option I have added a link but the only way I can get it to work is through document.write.


    Here is my JS code:

    Code:
    function findMEAN(){ 	    var abb = document.listNAME.abbWRD.value;  		if (abb == "AEP"){ 			abbs = ("American Electric Power") ;} 		 		else 			if (abb == "A"){ 			abbs = ("AMP") ;} 		 		else 			if (abb == "AC"){ 			abbs = ("ALTERNATING CURRENT") ;} 		 		else 			if (abb == "ACI"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "ACB"){ 			abbs = ("AIR CIRCUIT BREAKER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "AISC"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "ANSI"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "ARO"){ 			abbs = ("AUTOMATIC RECLOSING OPERATION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "ASCE"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "ASTM"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIAL") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "AUX"){ 			abbs = ("AUXILUARY") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "AWG"){ 			abbs = ("AMERICAN WIRE GAUGE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "BCT"){ 			abbs = ("BUSHING CURRENT TRANSFORMER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "BIL"){ 			abbs = ("BASIC INSULATION LEVEL") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "BOM"){ 			abbs = ("BILL OF MATERIAL") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "BPD"){ 			abbs = ("BUSHING POTENTIOAL DEVICE") ;} 		 		else 			if (abb == "BPLC"){ 			abbs = ("BROADBAND POWER LINE CARRIER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "BT"){ 			abbs = ("BUS TIE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "CAB"){ 			abbs = ("CABLE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "CAT#"){ 			abbs = ("CATALOG NUMBER") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "CB"){ 			abbs = ("CIRCUIT BREAKER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "CCVT"){ 			abbs = ("COUPLING CAPACITOR VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER") ; 			abbslnk = "<p>Link: " + abbs.link("http://www.abb.com/product/db0003db002618/c12573e7003302adc1256ffd001d1256.aspx") + "</p>";} 		else 			if (abb == "CS"){ 			abbs = ("CIRCUIT SWITCHER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "CT"){ 			abbs = ("CURRENT TRANSFORMER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "CVT"){ 			abbs = ("CAPACITOR VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "DC"){ 			abbs = ("DIRECT CURRENT") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "DEB"){ 			abbs = ("DOUBLE END BREAK") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "DMS"){ 			abbs = ("DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/DIGITAL METERING SYSTEM") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "FDN"){ 			abbs = ("FOUNDATION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "FMP"){ 			abbs = ("FIELD MARKED PRINT") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "GIS"){ 			abbs = ("GAS INSULATED SYSTEM") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "GND,GRDG"){ 			abbs = ("GROUND(ING)") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "GOAB"){ 			abbs = ("GAS OPREATED AIR BREAK") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "GOS"){ 			abbs = ("GANG OPREATED SWITCH") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "IFC"){ 			abbs = ("ISSUE FOR CONSTRUCTION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "KA"){ 			abbs = ("KILO AMP") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "KCM"){ 			abbs = ("KILO(1000) CIRCULAR-MILS") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "KV"){ 			abbs = ("KILOVOLT") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "KVAR"){ 			abbs = ("KILOVOLT-AMPERES REACTIVE") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "LTC"){ 			abbs = ("LOAD TAP CHANGER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "MLSE"){ 			abbs = ("MOST LIMITING SIGNIFICANT ELEMENT") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "MOAB"){ 			abbs = ("MOTOR OPERATED AIR BREAK") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "MOD"){ 			abbs = ("MOTOR OPERATED DISCONNECT") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "MR"){ 			abbs = ("MATERIAL REQUEST") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "MVAR"){ 			abbs = ("MEGAVOLT AMPERE REACTIVE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "N.C."){ 			abbs = ("NORMALLY CLOSED") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "N.O."){ 			abbs = ("NORMALLY OPEN") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "NEMA"){ 			abbs = ("NATIONAL ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURER\'S ASSOCIATION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "OCB"){ 			abbs = ("OIL CIRCUIT BREAKER") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "OEC"){ 			abbs = ("OUTSOURCED ENGINEERING COMPANY") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "OLD"){ 			abbs = ("ONE LINE DIAGRAM") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "OSHA"){ 			abbs = ("OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "P&C"){ 			abbs = ("PROTECTION & CONTROL") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "PCIS"){ 			abbs = ("PROTECTION AND CONTROL INFORMATION SYSTEM") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "PCSS"){ 			abbs = ("PROTECTION & CONTROL SUPPORT SERVICES") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "PED"){ 			abbs = ("PROTECTION EXECUTION DOCUMENT") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "POP"){ 			abbs = ("PHASE OVER PHASE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "PRA"){ 			abbs = ("PROJECT ROUTING & APPROVAL") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "PT"){ 			abbs = ("POTENTIAL TRANSFORMER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "RIM"){ 			abbs = ("RELAY INSTRUMENTATION & METERING") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "RMS"){ 			abbs = ("ROOT MEAN SQUARE") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "RPA"){ 			abbs = ("R(TU) POINT ASSIGNMENT") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "RTU"){ 			abbs = ("REMOTE TERMINAL UNIT") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "S/N"){ 			abbs = ("SERIAL NUMBER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "SA"){ 			abbs = ("SURGE ARRESTOR") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "SCADA"){ 			abbs = ("SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION") ;}  		else 			if (abb == "XF"){ 			abbs = ("TRANSFORMER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "WD"){ 			abbs = ("WIRING DIAGRAM") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "VCB"){ 			abbs = ("VACUUM CIRCUIT BREAKER") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "V"){ 			abbs = ("VOLT") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "TCR"){ 			abbs = ("TRANSMISSION CONSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "SW"){ 			abbs = ("SWITCH") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "SOW"){ 			abbs = ("SCOPE OF WORK") ;} 			 		else 			if (abb == "SESS"){ 			abbs = ("STATION ENGINEERING SUPPORT SERVICES") ;}			 			 			 			{ 			var result=document.getElementById("resultbox"); 			result.value = abbslnk 			}
    Here is my HTML code:

    Code:
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd"> <html> <head> 		<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> 		<title>ACRONYMS</title> 		<script type= "text/javascript" src="abbs.js">         </script> 		 <style type="text/css" media="Screen">  	fieldset {     border: 5px solid #555555;     padding: 20px; 	width:350px; 	word-wrap: normal; } </style> </head> <body> 		<fieldset style="width:410px; height: 250px"> 		<h2>DESCRIPTION BY ABBV</h2> 		<form name = "listNAME"> 		<select name="abbWRD">  		<option value=A>A</option> 		<option value=AC>AC</option>   		<option value=ACB>ACB</option>  		<option value=ACI>ACI</option> 		<option value=AEP>AEP</option> 		<option value=AISC>AISC</option>   		<option value=ANSI>ANSI</option>  		<option value=ARO>ARO</option> 		<option value=ASCE>ASCE</option> 		<option value=ASTM>ASTM</option>   		<option value=AUX>AUX</option>  		<option value=AWG>AWG</option> 		<option value=BCT>BCT</option> 		<option value=BIL>BIL</option>   		<option value=BOM>BOM</option>  		<option value=BPD>BPD</option> 		<option value=BPLC>BPLC</option> 		<option value=BT>BT</option>   		<option value=CAB>CAB</option>  		<option value=CAT#>CAT#</option> 		<option value=CB>CB</option> 		<option value=CCVT>CCVT</option>   		<option value=CS>CS</option>  		<option value=CT>CT</option> 		<option value=CVT>CVT</option> 		<option value=DC>DC</option>   		<option value=DEB>DEB</option>  		<option value=DMS>DMS</option> 		<option value=FDN>FDN</option> 		<option value=FMP>FMP</option>   		<option value=GIS>GIS</option>  		<option value=GND,GRDG>GND,GRDG</option> 		<option value=GOAB>GOAB</option>  		<option value=GOS>GOS</option> 		<option value=IFC>IFC</option>  		<option value=KA>KA</option> 		<option value=KCM>KCM</option>  		<option value=KV>KV</option> 		<option value=KVAR>KVAR</option>  		<option value=LTC>LTC</option> 		<option value=MLSE>MLSE</option>  		<option value=MOAB>MOAB</option> 		<option value=MOD>MOD</option>  		<option value=MR>MR</option> 		<option value=MVAR>MVAR</option>  		<option value=N.C.>N.C.</option> 		<option value=N.O.>N.O.</option>  		<option value=NEMA>NEMA</option> 		<option value=OCB>OCB</option>  		<option value=OEC>OEC</option> 		<option value=OLD>OLD</option> 		<option value=OSHA>OSHA</option>  		<option value=P&C>P&C</option> 		<option value=PCIS>PCIS</option> 		<option value=PCSS>PCSS</option>  		<option value=PED>PED</option> 		<option value=POP>POP</option> 		<option value=PRA>PRA</option>  		<option value=PT>PT</option> 		<option value=RIM>RIM</option> 		<option value=RMS>RMS</option>  		<option value=RPA>RPA</option> 		<option value=RTU>RTU</option> 		<option value=S/N>S/N</option>  		<option value=SA>SA</option> 		<option value=SCADA>SCADA</option> 		<option value=SESS>SESS</option>  		<option value=SOW>SOW</option> 		<option value=SW>SW</option> 		<option value=TCR>TCR</option>  		<option value=V>V</option> 		<option value=VCB>VCB</option> 		<option value=WD>WD</option>  		<option value=XF>XF</option> 		</select> 		</form><br> 		<input value="Click for Description" onclick="findMEAN()" type="button"> </br></br> 		<input type="text" name="myresultbox" id="resultbox" style="width:400px; height:75px;"> 		</fieldset><br> 		 				<fieldset style="width:350px; height: 250px"> 		<h2>ABBV BY DESCRIPTION</h2> 		<form name = "listDESC"> 		<select name="abbABB">  		<option value=A>AMP</option> 		<option value=AC>ALTERNATING CURRENT</option>   		<option value=ACB>AIR CIRCUIT BREAKER</option>  		<option value=ACI>AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE</option> 		<option value=AEP>AMERICAN ELECTRICAL POWER</option> 		<option value=AISC>AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION</option>   		<option value=ANSI>AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE</option>  		<option value=ARO>AUTOMATIC RECLOSING OPERATION</option> 		<option value=ASCE>AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS</option> 		<option value=ASTM>AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIAL</option>   		<option value=AUX>AUXILUARY</option>  		<option value=AWG>AMERICAN WIRE GAUGE</option> 		<option value=BCT>BUSHING CURRENT TRANSFORMER</option> 		<option value=BIL>BASIC INSULATION LEVEL</option>   		<option value=BOM>BILL OF MATERIAL</option>  		<option value=BPD>BUSHING POTENTIOAL DEVICE</option> 		<option value=BPLC>BROADBAND POWER LINE CARRIER</option> 		<option value=BT>BUS TIE</option>   		<option value=CAB>CABLE</option>  		<option value=CAT#>CATALOG NUMBER</option> 		<option value=CB>CIRCUIT BREAKER</option> 		<option value=CCVT>COUPLING CAPACITOR VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER</option>   		<option value=CS>CIRCUIT SWITCHER</option>  		<option value=CT>CURRENT TRANSFORMER</option> 		<option value=CVT>CAPACITOR VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER</option> 		<option value=DC>DIRECT CURRENT</option>   		<option value=DEB>DOUBLE END BREAK</option>  		<option value=DMS>DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/DIGITAL METERING SYSTEM</option> 		<option value=FDN>FOUNDATION</option> 		<option value=FMP>FIELD MARKED PRINT</option>   		<option value=GIS>GAS INSULATED SYSTEM</option>  		<option value=GND,GRDG>GROUND(ING)</option> 		<option value=GOAB>GAS OPREATED AIR BREAK</option>  		<option value=GOS>GANG OPREATED SWITCH</option> 		<option value=IFC>ISSUE FOR CONSTRUCTION</option>  		<option value=KA>KILOAMP</option> 		<option value=KCM>KILO(1000) CIRCULAR-MILS</option>  		<option value=KV>KILOVOLT</option> 		<option value=KVAR>KILOVOLT-AMPERES REACTIVE</option>  		<option value=LTC>LOAD TAP CHANGER</option> 		<option value=MLSE>MOST LIMITING SIGNIFICANT ELEMENT</option>  		<option value=MOAB>MOTOR OPERATED AIR BREAK</option> 		<option value=MOD>MOTOR OPERATED DISCONNECT</option>  		<option value=MR>MATERIAL REQUEST</option> 		<option value=MVAR>MEGAVOLT-AMPERES REACTIVE</option>  		<option value=N.C.>NORMALLY CLOSED</option> 		<option value=N.O.>NORMALLY OPEN</option>  		<option value=NEMA>NATIONAL ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURER&apos;S ASSOCIATION</option> 		<option value=OCB>OIL CIRCUIT BREAKER</option>  		<option value=OEC>OUTSOURCED ENGINEERING COMPANY</option> 		<option value=OLD>ONE LINE DIAGRAM</option> 		<option value=OSHA>OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION</option>  		<option value=P&C>PROTECTION AND CONTROL</option> 		<option value=PCIS>PROTECTION AND CONTROL INFORMATION SYSTEM</option> 		<option value=PCSS>PROTECTION AND CONTROL SUPPORT SERVICES</option>  		<option value=PED>PROTECTION EXECUTION DOCUMENT</option> 		<option value=POP>PHASE OVER PHASE</option> 		<option value=PRA>PROJECT ROUTING AND APPROVAL</option>  		<option value=PT>POTENTIAL TRANSFORMER</option> 		<option value=RIM>RELAY INSTRUMENTATION AND METERING</option> 		<option value=RMS>ROOT MEAN SQUARE</option>  		<option value=RPA>R(TU) POINT ASSIGNMENT</option> 		<option value=RTU>REMOTE TERMINAL UNIT</option> 		<option value=S/N>SERIAL NUMBER</option>  		<option value=SA>SURGE ARRESTOR</option> 		<option value=SCADA>SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION</option> 		<option value=SESS>STATION ENGINEERING SUPPORT SERVICES</option>  		<option value=SOW>SCOPE OF WORK</option> 		<option value=SW>SWITCH</option> 		<option value=TCR>TRANSMISSION CONSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE</option>  		<option value=V>VOLT</option> 		<option value=VCB>VACUUM CIRCUIT BREAKER</option> 		<option value=WD>WIRING DIAGRAM</option>  		<option value=XF>TRANSFORMER</option> 		</select> 		</form><br> 		<input value="Click for ABBV" onclick="findABB()" type="button"> </br></br> 		<input type="text" name="myresultbox2" id="resultbox2" style="width:200px; height:75px;"> 		</fieldset><br> </body>	 </html>
    So in summary everything is working just want to make the result in the result box be able to be clinked to a specific link assigned. Thank you in advance.

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    Please try a repost of your code including line breaks ... otherwise you will most probably have to wait for an answer


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