Append to Select list

Posted on 2013-06-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-06

I want to append items to a select list including the option group how would I do this with the sample data below.

Group Fruit
Group Veg
Question by:JoeBo747
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Something like this

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>

	$('<optGroup/>').attr('label', 'Group Fruit').appendTo($("#sampleSel"));
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=11>Apple</option>');
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=12>Orange</option>');
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=13>Banana</option>');
	$('<optGroup/>').attr('label', 'Group Veg').appendTo($("#sampleSel"));
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=21>Pea</option>');
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=22>Cabbage</option>');
	$("#sampleSel").find('optGroup').last().append('<option value=23>Potato</option>');


<select id='sampleSel'>

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