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From Gareth Evans <>
Subject Re: How to make a SELECT list readonly? If set disabled, loses the value when submit.
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 08:21:45 GMT
You could add an onchange function that sets the selected item back to the orginal item.


Rafael Nami wrote:
> You can choose to maintain the value from this select in a hidden field,
> that will be submitted with your page. I was used to use another approach,
> making the select enabled in the submit, but it was a great meal to 
> hackers.
> 2006/11/1, Mississippi John Hurt <>:
>> Help, I can make <html:text> readonly by setting readonly="true" which
>> works.
>> <html:select> has no readonly attribute, only a disabled. If I use
>> disabled
>> attribute, then the value of the select is no longer recognized and my
>> form
>> validation says its required.  How can I make the <html:select> disabled
>> or
>> readonly while keeping the values it has passing back to the action when
>> form is submitted. Thanks.

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