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8.1.3. Selection: SELECT Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
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8.1.3. Selection: SELECT

8.1.3. Selection: SELECT

The <SELECT> element constrains the form field to an enumerated list of values. The values are given in <OPTION> elements. Attributes are:

indicates that more than one option may be included in the value.

specifies the name of the form field.

specifies the number of visible items. Select fields of size one are typically pop-down menus, whereas select fields with size greater than one are typically lists.

For example:

    <SELECT NAME="flavor">
    <OPTION value="RumRasin">Rum and Raisin
    <OPTION selected>Peach and Orange

The initial state has the first option selected, unless a SELECTED attribute is present on any of the <OPTION> elements.

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