troubleshooting Question

dynamic drop down menu

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Hi experts,

I want to be able to display a dynamic drop down menu.  The number of employees in a
certain department can change so i want the drop down menu to display the employees
who are in that department at any particular time.

This is the code im using to extract the surname of the employees in the table who work in
our operations area.

ResultSet rs = stmt.executeQuery("SELECT userSName FROM userdetails WHERE dept LIKE 'Operations'");
int cnt = 0;
      cnt += 1;
      userSName = rs.getString(1);      

            <select onChange="if(this.options[this.selectedIndex].value)  top.location.href=(this.options[this.selectedIndex].value)">
               <option value=""> <% out.print(userSName); %> </option>

The problem is that it is displaying a drop down menu for each employee with only their
name in that menu.
How can i overcome this problem and display just the members extracted from the table who
work in operations in the drop down menu.

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