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Create a drop-down list box dynamically from database data
by bansteatt84

This example maps the numerical work request priority field to urgency codes. An html form field is used to create a drop-down list box:

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    <title>Work Urgency</title> 
        <select class="inputField_box" id="exWorkRequest_urgency" name="exWorkRequest_urgency"> 
            <option value="all" selected="1"><span translatable="true">All</span></option> 
            <option value="emergency"><span translatable="true">Emergency</span></option> 
            <option value="oneDay"><span translatable="true">One Day</span></option> 
            <option value="oneWeek"><span translatable="true">One Week</span></option> 
            <option value="oneMonth"><span translatable="true">One Month</span></option> 
            <option value="eventually"><span translatable="true">No Urgency</span></option> 

Change or retrieve the drop-down list value using JavaScript:

$('exWrFindManage_wr.priority.emergency').checked = true;

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