[thelist] Urgent HELP: [ADVANCED] How to prevent focus in a Combo Box (<select> tag) using JS?

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 08:21:01 CDT 2005

On 8/30/05, Christian Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The result was not satisfactory :(.   The combo box still gains focus
> > for about 100ms or so and blurs... This means that the options are
> > listed for a while and disappear. This really frustrates the user if
> > suddenly a big list appears and disappears.
> My guess is that the server is just not quick enough to render the
> box. Clear the options and only reapply them when the box was set.
> Long select boxes are a usability nightmare no matter how fancy the
> interface is.

The client of course, not the server...

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