Method SelectStart()


 

Syntax

:SelectStart( cName, [lMulti], [nSize], [cnTabIndex], [lBR], [lWrite])

 

Parameters

 

cName

Name of Variable for the Variable/Data pair to be processed by the Form Action.

 

lMultiple

Allow multiple selection.

 

nSize

Specifies the number of visible items (lines).

A value of one causes the control to be displayed as a Drop-Down List.

If this is greater than one, then the control will be scrollable a list.

 

cnTabIndex

The Tab-Order of this control.

 

lBR

Logical indicating whether to append a <BR> (Web newline) to Display elements

 

lWrite

Logical indicating whether to send results directly to the User's Browser

 

Return

If :lWrite, Number of characters written to Browser.

Otherwise, the results is the beginning of <SELECT ...> Tag.

 

Description

This Method opens the <SELECT> tag which displays a Drop-Down list or a Scrollable Listbox on the Web Page.

Individual options are added with the :SelectOption() Method.

When all options are added, close it with a :SelectEnd() Method call.

 

See Also:

:Button(), :Checkbox(), :FormStart(), :GetVar(), :MLE(), :RadioButton(), :SelectStart(), :SelectOption(), :SetVar(), :SLE(), :aVars



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