Solved

Copy value of drop down meny to text field on change

Posted on 2012-03-29
6
406 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have an ASP/VBScript page. Using classic ASP, dreamweaver and ms sql 2008

In the ASP I have a drop down menu named 'PetNameSel'. When I make a selection at any given time I need for it to copy the value selected to a text field in the same form. the text field to where it should copy the value is named 'PetName'.

I guess I need a javascript and an 'onchange' action on the drop down ?   Help with both is appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:amucinobluedot
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:chaitu chaitu
ID: 37781896
function ex(val)
{
document.getElementById("'PetName").value=val;
}

<select id='PetNameSel' onchange='ex(this.value)'>
<option value='print'>print</option >
<option value='copy'>copy</option >

</select>

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:chaitu chaitu
ID: 37781902
function ex(val)
{
document.getElementById("'PetName").value=val;
}

<select id='PetNameSel' onchange='ex(this.value)'>
<option value='print'>print</option >
<option value='copy'>copy</option >

</select>
<input type='text' id='PetName'>

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:amucinobluedot
ID: 37781936
I added this to the drop down menu:

<select name="PetNameSel" class="bodytext" id="PetNameSel" onchange='ex(this.value)'>

And this is the code I added to the page:

<script language="javascript">
function ex(val)
{
document.getElementById("'PetName").value=val;
}
</script>


But nothing happened when I made my selection.  What am I missing ?
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:chaitu chaitu
ID: 37781964
document.getElementById("'PetName").value=val;

in the above line quotes were wrong.replace with below one;

document.getElementById("PetName").value=val;
0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
chaitu chaitu earned 500 total points
ID: 37781967
  function ex(val)
{
document.getElementById("PetName").value=val;
}

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:amucinobluedot
ID: 37782016
Perfect, thanks !
0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In Part 1 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/JavaScript/A_7849-Hex-Maze.html) we covered the hexagonal maze basics -- how the cells are represented in a JavaScript array and how the maze is displayed.  In this part, we'…
International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
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…

726 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