HyperText Markup Language/Tag List/select

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Use[edit]

This builds a List Box. Used for selecting a value from a list. This is to be used in relation with the option tag.

Example[edit]

<select name="animals">
  <option selected value="Bird">Bird</option>
  <option value="Reptile">Reptile</option>
  <option value="Mammal">Mammal</option>
</select>

Required attributes[edit]

name[edit]

Name of the value in the form.

Optional attributes[edit]

class[edit]

Associated CSS classes.

dir[edit]

The direction of the text. You can choose from "ltr" (left to right) or "rtl" (right to left).

disabled[edit]

Locks in the control so the user cannot modify the value in the list box.

id[edit]

A string that is in the webpage.

lang[edit]

The ISO language code that you want to use for the tag.

multiple[edit]

Allows the value tag to allow multiple selections.

size[edit]

The size of the list box. It is measured in either rows or as a percentage on the screen.

style[edit]

CSS commands.

tabindex[edit]

The order of the controls received by the form.

title[edit]

The title of the tag.

Standard attributes[edit]

More info[edit]

A link to a page with more info, then the name of the site the info came from (i.e. W3Schools).