Hi Anjanesh, I use a simple bypass to this limitation: when observing an event, if it's a native event, I create a custom event "native:click" that reference the same call back to the original click observer. So firing this "native:click" event, does the job.
-- david On 29 jan, 16:35, Peter De Berdt <peter.de.be...@pandora.be> wrote: > On 29 Jan 2009, at 16:18, Anjanesh wrote: > > > I need to trigger a 'change' event for a 'select' element. > > > alert($($(elem).parentNode)); // shows [Object HTMLSelectElement] > > $($(elem).parentNode).fire('change'); // How do I indicate which > > option value to change to ? > > > But the fire() doesnt work. But no JS errors either. > > Fromhttp://prototypejs.org/api/element/fire: > Element#fire does not support firing native events. All custom event > names must be namespaced (using a colon). This is to avoid custom > event names conflicting with non-standard native DOM events such as > mousewheel and DOMMouseScroll. > > What you want to to, is set the selectedIndex value from the <select> > element as is documented athttp://www.w3schools.com/htmldom/dom_obj_select.asp > selectedIndex needs to be an integer. If you want to select it by > value, then you'll need to loop the values and when you find the right > one, check what index it has (selectedIndex is a getter and a setter) > and set it to that index. > > Best regards > > Peter De Berdt --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Prototype & script.aculo.us" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to prototype-scriptaculous+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/prototype-scriptaculous?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---