Wrox Programmer Forums

Need to download code?

View our list of code downloads.

Go Back   Wrox Programmer Forums > ASP.NET and ASP > ASP 3 Classic ASP Active Server Pages 3.0 > Classic ASP Basics
Password Reminder
Register
| FAQ | Members List | Calendar | Search | Today's Posts | Mark Forums Read
Classic ASP Basics For beginner programmers starting with "classic" ASP 3, pre-".NET." NOT for ASP.NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the Classic ASP Basics section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of tens of thousands of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. As a guest, you can read any forum posting. By joining today you can post your own programming questions, respond to other developers’ questions, and eliminate the ads that are displayed to guests. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free .
DRM-free e-books 300x50
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old September 7th, 2007, 04:38 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to tovipul21
Default Weird problem with dropdown onclick event in IE 7.

Hi,
I am facing very weird problem with dropdown onclick event in IE 7.0 for ASP 3.0 application

When page gets load, I fill a dropdown control from the database & while doing so I set the Text of the very 1st option as 'Use Drop Down to select value' (followed by values from the database)
Eg:
<option name=' ' value=''>Use Drop Down or 'Find' to locate a skill</option>

I am calling the following function on onClick event of that dropdown & that function (ChangeText) empties the text of the 1st Option (i.e. it removes the 'Use Drop Down or 'Find' to locate a skill' text)

Eg.
<select Name='Select1' id='Test1' onClick='ChangeText(this)' ...

function ChangeText(list)
{
list.options[0].text=""
}


After implementing the above logic when user clicks on the dropdown button (to select a value), the data dropdown menu disappears immediately, not allowing user to select any value. The dropdown data menu should stay open and allow user to select a value.

This works absolutely fine in other dropdowns where onClick event has not been implemented.

Also note that there is no such problem in IE 6.0. Donno why its behaving such a way with onClick event in IE 7.0.

I have implemented the above logic in my ASP 3.0 app

Thanx in advance

Regards,
Vipul Mehta

Vipul Mehta
Sr. Software Developer
Accenture Services Pvt Ltd
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old September 7th, 2007, 01:15 PM
Authorized User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: , , .
Posts: 56
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

That is a very weird problem...not sure why that happens. I noticed if you replace the text with the exact same string instead of an empty string it stays open....but that doesn't help

You can use onmouseover instead of onclick though that should give the same effect your looking for

http://mynameissteve.com
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dropdown menus OnClick Store To session variable, sionsolo42069 ASP.NET 2.0 Professional 1 March 31st, 2006 03:38 PM
onclick event bjackman Access 6 July 15th, 2004 06:54 AM
onclick event pigtail Javascript 1 April 11th, 2004 03:10 PM
onClick Event mateenmohd Javascript 4 December 16th, 2003 01:08 AM
onClick event problem mateenmohd Javascript 8 August 2nd, 2003 05:16 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.