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Default innerHTML problem


Im trying to do something in javascript that i would have thought was ridiculously easy, yet i seem to be having problems. Ive basically got a bit of script, an if statement that looks like below

if (something == "this")
//code here

Where the //code here is i want a bit of script that will populate a dropdown list with three options, which would be something like

<option value="1">Option 1</option>
<option value="2">Option 2</option>
<option value="3">Option 3</option>

I thought i could do it using innerHTML but doing that has just not worked whatsoever. Does anyone know the code to do this.

Thanks in advance


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check out the new OPTION syntax, should be in all the books

document.myForm.myDD[1] = new Option("Option Text","OptionValue");
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you may also do something like this:

<script language="JavaScript">

var _options = new Array('option 1','option 2','option 3');
document.write ("<select>");
for(i=0;i<_options.length;i++) {
    document.write("<option value=\"" + _options[i] + "\">" + _options[i] + "</option>");



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