[thelist] [DOM] Dynamically adding an OPTION to SELECT - funky IE vs Gecko...

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 16 06:45:35 CST 2004

--- Andrew Clover <and-evolt at doxdesk.com> wrote:
>... but it's probably a better idea to use> the 
> Select object's tried-and-true 'options' collection, or the normal
> Level 1 Core method appendChild to populate the field instead.

Thanks all who suggested that, I will do that. I had not for some
reason thought of that. FWIW my workaround was a try catch :P

catch(e) { /* do nothing */ }

   newSelect.add(option, null)
catch(e) { /* do nothing */ }

While quite ugly, it did work! But NOT the way I want to do things :)


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