I am working on a web application using jsp. In several jsp pages got a drop down list. Now a requirement came that they want to disable one of the options in that drop down list. Here, my problem is I have done that drop down list using tag library and the data is coming from database, how can I disable in of them disable ? Its a customer list , what i done is when i select a customer name, we actually get is , the id of that particular customer. Am not sure whether am clear. Can anybosy give me a slolution for this ? If its not clear, please feel free to get back.