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[jQuery] Calling event code programmatically

Chetan Parekh
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I have a dropdown with ID “show_id” in my JSP. I have a .js file included in JSP which has following code.



Whenever I change the value of dropdown (show_id), above piece of code is getting executed automatically.

Now I have a requirement where I need to change the value of dropdown(show_id) programmatically using JavaScript. But when I do that above piece of code does not get executed.

How to get above code executed?




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Eric Pascarello
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The onchange event does not get fired when you change the value with JavaScript. Looks like you are using jQuery so you can trigger it.

$("#showId").change();

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