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setting initial value of combobox

Anthony Leroy
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Joined: Aug 02, 2001
Posts: 20
g'day,
is there a way to set the initial value of a combobox in a form? Let's say a combo box has 3 options: optA, optB and optC, in that order. Ordinarily, optA will be the default selected option. How can I make optC be the displayed option without rearranging the order of the options.
thanks,
Ant
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

g'day also,
Are we talking select boxes?

Add the word 'SELECTED' next to the option

will select optC without changing the order.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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