Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How do I delete all  <select>'s element?

Posted on 2008-06-19
2
Medium Priority
?
590 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I'm trying to delete all element of <select></select>.
All element will be dynamically generated with document.createElement('option'); triggered by my php script.

It actually deletes the element(s), but not everything and not same reuslt everytime.
I just need delete all elements.
Please someone advise.
Thank you.
var delSel = document.getElementById('tlist');
  if (delSel.length > 0)
  {
	for (var i=0; i <= delSel.length; i++)
	{
		delSel.remove(delSel[i]);
	}
  }

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:eb110k
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Pratima Pharande earned 2000 total points
ID: 21828603
var sourceListBox = document.getElementById('tlist');
var List = sourceListBox.options.length;
 selectedIndex=null;      
 
      if (sourceListBox != null)
      {
        for (var i=List-1; i >=0; i--)
        {
         
               sourceListBox.remove(sourceListBox.options[i].Index);
           
        }
    }
}
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:eb110k
ID: 31469048
Thank you.
It worked perfectly.
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I've been trying to accomplish this for a while and it just struck me yesterday how to accomplish this task. I have done searches all over the internet looking for ways to email pages from my applications and finally I have done it!!! Every single s…
Nothing in an HTTP request can be trusted, including HTTP headers and form data.  A form token is a tool that can be used to guard against request forgeries (CSRF).  This article shows an improved approach to form tokens, making it more difficult to…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

609 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question