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How to make a drop down list in java script or Html/ php that comes off a image

How  do i write  the code  for a drop down menu list off a image
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java script :

<FORM name="guideform">
<SELECT name="guidelinks">
<OPTION SELECTED value="jex6.htm">Page 1
<OPTION value="jex7.htm">My Cool Page
</SELECT>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
<INPUT type="button" name="go" value="Go!" onClick="window.location=document.guideform.guidelinks.options[document.guideform.guidelinks.selectedIndex].value"> </FORM>

HTML:

html>
<head>
<title>My Page</title>
</head>
<body>
<form name="myform" action="http://www.mydomain.com/myformhandler.cgi" method="POST">
<div align="center">
<select name="mydropdown">
<option value="Milk">Fresh Milk</option>
<option value="Cheese">Old Cheese</option>
<option value="Bread">Hot Bread</option>
</select>
</div>
</form>
</body>
</html>
oops...didnt see where you what it off an image...what do you mean off an image??
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When i put my mouse over the image  the drop down  opens and gives me a choice of listed texts
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Check this :


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script language="javascript">
	function showDD() {
		document.getElementById("dropdown").style.display = "block";
	}
</script>
</head>
<body>
<img src="http://www.bombayharbor.com/productImage/0672272001199678936/Led_Open_Sign.jpg" width="64" onclick="showDD()" />
<select id="dropdown" style="display:none;position:absolute;left:10px;top:10px" multiple="multiple" onclick="this.style.display='none'">
	<option>Select...</option><option>2</option><option>3</option>
</select>
</body>
</html>

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wow  that is cool, now, i have some more questions.
 how do i make the  size of the drop down box bigger and have the drop down box in a  different color, and also  i put in a link in the option area but it didn't work, so how do  i get the text to link.
thanks for your  help
>how do i make the  size of the drop down box bigger
add width:320px in the style attribute for example

>and have the drop down box in a  different color
add background-color:#3C6 in the style attribute for example

>i put in a link in the option area but it didn't work
I don't its possible. You can change location url if the user click on it :  onclick="location.href=this.text"




<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script language="javascript">
	function showDD() {
		document.getElementById("dropdown").style.display = "block";
	}
</script>
</head>
<body>
<img src="http://www.bombayharbor.com/productImage/0672272001199678936/Led_Open_Sign.jpg" width="64" onclick="showDD()" />
<select id="dropdown" style="display:none;position:absolute;left:10px;top:10px;width:320px;background-color:#3C6" multiple="multiple" onclick="this.style.display='none'">
	<option>Select...</option>
    <option onclick="location.href=this.text">http://www.google.com</option>
    <option onclick="location.href=this.text">http://www.experts-exchange.com</option>
</select>
</body>
</html>

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wow your good, okay final questions,  now if i want the drop down box to come on when the mouse hovers over it, instead of  me clicking on the image, how do i do that? ,and also how do i remove the scroll that is on the side of the  box when i preview it in fire fox but its not there when its  in IE?
>https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/24305395/how-to-remove-unnecessary-vertical-scroll-bar-from-select-box-in-firefox.html
line 13 replace onclick by onmouseover

>and also how do i remove the scroll that is on the side of the  box when i preview it in fire fox but its not there when its  in IE?
check this thread : https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/24305395/how-to-remove-unnecessary-vertical-scroll-bar-from-select-box-in-firefox.html

I clicked on the  link you sent me and they all are saying you cant remove that, but  i have web site  that  shows it can be done , http://www.campshanearizona.com/request_info.php 

 and the mouse over works but it stays on how do it go off when i remove the mouse over like the page i have in the link above
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Thank you , it was a great help!