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Urgent !! Deleting elements from Combo Box

Aman Rustogi

Joined: May 11, 2001
Posts: 22
I need to delete a few elements from my combo box based on certain condition. I'm able to add contents into Combo Box at run-time using OPtion object but not able to delete.
How can I go about doing this ... plz guide me
Thanking u in advance,
Dave Vick
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 3244
I assume your using the options array to add the new items to your list. To delete and item just set its index to null. If you have a list named myList do this:
myList.options[2] = null;
This will remove the 3rd item from the options array and also compress the array. If the original options were 'item1, item2,item3,item4' after the above line it would now be:
hope that helps

PS you'lleed to refresh the page to get the actual list on the screen to change. history.go(0); works but it must be the last thing you do.

Aman Rustogi

Joined: May 11, 2001
Posts: 22
Thx Dave.
But i guess i cannot refresh the page as it contains hell lot of data.
Newayz thx for providing the tip !!
Terence Doyle
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Joined: May 30, 2001
Posts: 328

Just a suggestion here, but if the form/page contains a lot of data it might be more userfriendly to break it down into several small steps which are presented/filled in separately.
This way the user might feel it's less tedious and you could do your refresh and have more dynamic content!


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