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Re: Suggestion: new feature for select

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <d.tek.jre@ebox.tninet.se>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 16:15:07 GMT
To: gte855f@prism.gatech.edu
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <362f0869.3977339@pop.tninet.se>
On Tue, 20 Oct 1998 15:35:01 -0400 (EDT), Joshua Weage
<gte855f@prism.gatech.edu> wrote:

> 	It seems that there is an obvious missing functionality
> with the select tag, the ability for the user to type in
> their own entry.  So instead of a pure select, you have
> a combination of select and input, where the user can
> choose a value, or type in their own.

Add an entry in the select list saying something like "personal choice"
or the likes of it. Add a text input field close by, where the user can
type what he wants.

Then have the script handle the combination input properly.

Jan Roland Eriksson - d.tek.jre@ebox.tninet.se
Received on Wednesday, 21 October 1998 12:21:10 UTC

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