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Copy value of drop down meny to text field on change

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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.
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by:chaitu chaitu
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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>

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by:chaitu chaitu
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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'>

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by:amucinobluedot
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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 ?
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by:chaitu chaitu
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document.getElementById("'PetName").value=val;

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

document.getElementById("PetName").value=val;
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  function ex(val)
{
document.getElementById("PetName").value=val;
}

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by:amucinobluedot
ID: 37782016
Perfect, thanks !
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