Selecting list item to auto-populate text fields

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Hi folks,

I'm in the middle of adding some validation functionality to an inventory
tracking form.

What I would like to do is have one dropdown menu/Listbox(Part Number) and
another text field (Product Description).

When the user selects an item from the drop down (IE 12S0FB) it will
autopopulate the text field with a description of the product.  At the
moment I will hard code the values in.  Can anyone help me out here?


Re: Selecting list item to auto-populate text fields

Dave wrote:

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You can do this using JavaScript. For example:

<script type="text/javascript">
function addText(myform){
// get the ID of the text box
// use document.myform.options[document.myform.myitem.selectedIndex].value
// to resolve text to insert

<form name="myform">
<select name="myitem" onChange="javascript:addText()">
<option value="item1">Item #1</option>
<option value="item2">Item #2</option>

Don't try it as it's not tested. It's the idea that counts.


PS - Please don't make corrections, guys. It's just a rough example...

Roy Schestowitz

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