I don't know if we have enough information (the link below appears to be broken), but you might try adding an onclick event handler to the DDL, like this: <select onclick="window.event.cancelBubble=true;" This is only for IE, so you might want to include a browser or object check. Let me know if this helps... Peter ---------------------------------------- From: Stefan Schwarzer <st.schwarzer at geois.de> Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 2:39 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] IE select value in drop down but clicks on map Hi there, I have a nasty little problem, as so often, only with IE. Here is an screenshot to better illustrate the problem. http:// geodata.grid.unep.ch/screenshot_13.png The map is clickable (to enable zoom in and other functions). But in this case, I would like to select a value from the drop-down list, which displays as a "drop-up" list because of not having enough space downwards. Now, when I click to select a year, IE interprets this as a click on the map, instead of just a selection within the box. It sends the request to the server and the server does what it is supposed to do. But the selection of the year still wasn't successful. Any way to avoid that IE confusion? Thanks for any hints! Stefan -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !