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Drop down & Radio buttons

Posted on 2003-11-25
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Hi,
     I am a small problem in HTML.
     I am a radio button & when one checks that button, he is supposed to enter some data from 3 drop down boxes & then proceed.
     But my requirement is such that unless that radio button is checked, the dropdown box is inactive, meaning the no data in the drop down can be viewed or selected. Only when the radio buttons r selected are the drop down data available for viewing & selection.
     Can anyone suggest a way out !
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Question by:medebayan
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by:xabi
ID: 9823128
What about this?

<html>
<head>
<title>Sample</title>
</head>
<body>
<form name="myform">
<input type="checkbox" name="mycheck" onclick="this.form.myselect.disabled=!this.checked"><br>
<select name="myselect" disabled>
<option value="1">option 1</option>
<option value="2">option 2</option>
<option value="3">option 3</option>
</select>
</form>
</body>
</html>

xabi
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by:medebayan
ID: 9823211
I don't think this will solve my problem.
Firstly, there r 2 RADIO BUTTONS. One when selected needs inputs from drop downs, which are populated from the database.
Now, mayb u can provide me with an accurate solution !
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by:gam3r_3xtr3m3
ID: 9823613
dynamically, here's a solution:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
function enableSelect(){
if(document.theform.selectbox.disabled=true){
document.theform.selectbox.disabled=false;}}
</script>
<body>
<form name="theform">
<input type="radio" onClick="enableSelect();" name="radio1" value="Selection #2">Selection #1<br />
<input type="radio" onClick="enableSelect();" name="radio1" value="Selection #2">Selection #2<br />
<select name="selectbox" disabled="disabled">
<option value="1">option 1</option>
<option value="2">option 2</option>
<option value="3">option 3</option>
</select>
</body>
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gam3r_3xtr3m3 earned 70 total points
ID: 9823676
OR if your doing a confirmation dynamically like this...:

<html>
<head>
<title>2 radio buttons and a checkbox!</title>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
function checkStat(){
if(document.theform.radio1.checked="undefined"){
alert("Please select a choice!"); return false;}}
function enableSelect(){
if(document.theform.selectbox.disabled=true){
document.theform.selectbox.disabled=false;}
if(document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled=true){
document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled=false;}}
function disableSelect(){document.theform.selectbox.disabled=true;}
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div align="center">
<form name="theform" onSubmit="return checkStat();">
<input type="radio" onClick="enableSelect();" name="radio1" value="y" />Add to Database<br />
<input type="radio" onClick="disableSelect();" name="radio1" value="n" />Don't do anything<br />
<select name="selectbox" disabled="disabled">
<option value="1">option 1</option>
<option value="2">option 2</option>
<option value="3">option 3</option>
</select>
<br /><input type="submit" name="sbmtbtn" value="submit" disabled="disabled" />
</div>
</body>
</html>
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by:gam3r_3xtr3m3
ID: 9823710
lol... i got the title wrong, the coding wrong and i forgot to take of my test checkStat(); function. Too much VB for me. lol... here's mabye a set of all you need:

<html>
<head>
<title>2 radio buttons and a option box!</title>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
var cont1=null;
function loadStat(){
if(document.theform.radio1.selected==true){enableSelect();}}
function checkStat(){
if(cont1=="y"){
alert("Select a database!");return false;}}
function enableSelect(){
cont1="y";
if(document.theform.selectbox.disabled==true){
document.theform.selectbox.disabled=false;}
if(document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled==true){
document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled=false;}}
function disableSelect(){
cont1="n";
if(document.theform.selectbox.disabled==false){
document.theform.selectbox.disabled=true;}
if(document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled==true){
document.theform.sbmtbtn.disabled=false;}}
</script>
</head>
<body onLoad="loadStat();">
<div align="center">
<form name="theform" onSubmit="return checkStat();">
<input type="radio" onClick="enableSelect();" name="radio1" value="y" />Add to Database<br />
<input type="radio" onClick="disableSelect();" name="radio1" value="n" />Don't do anything<br />
<select name="selectbox" disabled="disabled">
<option>Please select one...</option>
<option value="db1">database 1</option>
<option value="db2">database 2</option>
<option value="db3">database 3</option>
</select>
<br /><input type="submit" name="sbmtbtn" value="Submit" disabled="disabled" />
</div>
</body>
</html>
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by:medebayan
ID: 9823763
Thanx a lot ! This should serve my need..
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