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How do I set the dropdownlist with a value of custom to the current selected item in jquery?

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How do I set the dropdownlist with a value of custom to the current selected item in jquery? code attached

 <select class="dropDown optional-degree" data-val="true" data-val-number="The field Cost Tools must be a number." data-val-required="The Cost Tools field is required." id="AttackSequenceEditModels_CostToolsId" name="AttackSequenceEditModels.CostToolsId"><option value=""></option><option data-score="0.2" value="1">Low</option><option data-score="0.6" value="2">Medium</option><option data-score="0.9" value="3">High</option><option data-score="0" value="4">Custom</option></select>
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Hi cbrune, Can you pl explain more what exactly you want to achieve?

Mean while you can look at this example. hope this helps you.

http://jsfiddle.net/gTCt4/
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by:cbrune
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i want to have a button on the page that sets the dropdown to custom
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Check this:

http://jsfiddle.net/gTCt4/1/

This sets dropdown list value to custom on button click.
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