On Wednesday 11 December 2002 13:17, Doug Parker wrote:
> I've got sort of an odd one here.  I'm populating a select drop down box
>   with a substantial number of options - actually every county in the
> U.S.- which is about 3000 results from a query.  The problem is that
> when I load the page, there are all kinds of weird problems, characters,
> you name it.  I'm wondering if theres's a limit to how many options I
> can have in a select drop down box?

This is a browser issue. Having too many form elements in any(?) browser 
creates problems -- Mozilla, IE, Opera all exhibit this problem (under 
Windows at least). Can't you split your select box to some manageable 
proportions? Select state first, then show the list of counties within that 

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.biz
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