I haven't actually tried this, but if you use frames, could you submit
from the first dropdown and refresh the second if they are in seperate frames?
Not that I'd like to support that code.
On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 10:14:59AM -0800, fls wrote:
> I've got a dynamic dropdown on http://www.northjerseydirectories.com
> I generate the js using php and a MySQL database. The dropdown does what
> you're looking for. Since the dropdown is client side you either need to
> the second box which is pretty clumsy.
> Fred Steinkopf
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Aron Pilhofer wrote:
> > So, if the user selects "mercedes", then the next box is "500Sl, 300Sc" and
> > so forth. If they select ford, then the second box has completely different
> > values?
> > You'll either have to reload the page after the first select, or use
> > to do it with PHP, but maybe someone else has an idea to help you. I hope
> > they do, because I need to do the same sort of thing, and I am trying to
> > avoid js at all costs.
> > "Randy Rankin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> > F3BF649E168BD411A1B700010271F38BB4BD20@SBMAIL">news:F3BF649E168BD411A1B700010271F38BB4BD20@SBMAIL...
> > > Does anyone know how I might populate a drop down box based on the users
> > > selection from a previous drop down box? For example, if I have a table
> > > called 'autos' with 2 fields, 'make' and 'model'. I select distinct 'make'
> > > and populate the first drop down box. Based on the user selection, the 2nd
> > > drop down box would be populated with the distinct 'make' for that model
> > > (ie; if the user selects Ford in the first drop down, the 2nd drop down
> > > would be populated with Explorer, Expedition, Ranger, etc.).
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Randy Rankin
> > >
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