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Help constracting <option>string in coldfusion or javascript

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Last Modified: 2013-12-24
I my form i building the number of dynamic select boxes. And it works .
The only thing that does not work when i make the selection and save into the databse and then come back it does not do the preselect. How can i do this

This it works for dispaly the drop down

<cfset selectOptions = selectOptions & '<option value="#options#_#id#">#options#</option>'>
And something like this i need to get the option to be preselected
<cfset selectOptions = selectOptions & '<option value="#options#_#id#"  <cfif qryAnswers.questionID eq #ListFirst(evaluate("form.#field#"), "_")#>selected</cfif>>#options#</option>'>
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