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john rob

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Posted on    August-16-2013 6:52 AM

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Hi Mindstick!

I know there's already lots of topics about this and i think i read them all but i still can't get it to work. 

I need to update the choosen value from my select to a hidden input field. 

When i try this code for example it doesn't work. When i check the source code the value is still empty. 

What am i doing wrong? 


    <select id="dropdown" name="dropdown" onchange="changeHiddenInput(this)">

        <option value="j.hotmail.com">Jens</option>

        <option value="a.hotmail.com">Adam</option>

        <option value="d.homtail.com">Dan</option>


    <input type="hidden" name="hiddenInput" id="hiddenInput" value="" />


    function changeHiddenInput (objDropDown)


        var objHidden = document.getElementById("hiddenInput");

        objHidden.value = objDropDown.value;


Lot's of thanks in advance!

shreesh chandra shukla
shreesh chandra shukla

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Posted on    August-17-2013 6:28 AM

 you should to try this.

You can use jQuery its much easier:

var objHidden = $('#hiddenInput').val(objDropDown);


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