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FY Hsieh
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Joined: Aug 07, 2006
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Inside <select> tag I can have some <option> items. Is there a way for me to specify that a specified <option> is not selectable, i.e. when user selects this <option> item, there is no reaction from screen. This is different from disabling the entire <select>.
Bear Bibeault
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Well, there's the <optgroup> element, but I don't think that's what you are after.

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Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
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Some browsers support disabled on an option, by most do not. Best bet is to remove it.

I agree. Here's the link:
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