[thelist] JS for dropdown links?

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 5 12:03:01 CDT 2002

Nick, I second Madhu's comment, its truly a bad idea. However using
one with the go button is simple, and if you type "javascript
dropdown navigation" into google, you should get a bunch.

--- Madhu Menon <webguru at vsnl.net> wrote:
> At 02:36 PM 7/5/2002, Nick Wilson wrote:
> >would someone please show me how to make a dropdown list go to a
> page
> >when one of the <option>'s is clicked?
> May I implore you NOT to do this? Use a "go" button instead. You're
> using a
> dropdown for something it wasn't intended to do, and it also screws
> up my
> experience if I accidently click the wrong choice as I'm scrolling,
> which
> often happens in longer lists.
> I hate dropdowns used as navigations without an action button. I
> really do.
> But I'm sure I'm not the only one.
> Regards,
> Madhu
> <<<   *   >>>
> Madhu Menon
> User Experience Consultant
> e-mail: webguru at vsnl.net
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