Version-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN
ElementOPTION
Purposeselectable choice
DescriptionThis element identifies a selection list option used within a SELECT element.
Start tagRequired <OPTION>
Attributes
NameTypeDefaultComment
class CDATA #IMPLIEDspace-separated list of classes
dir( ltr | rtl )#IMPLIEDdirection for weak/neutral text
disabled( disabled )#IMPLIEDunavailable in this context
idID#IMPLIEDdocument-wide unique id
label CDATA #IMPLIEDtext; for use in hierarchical menus
lang NAME #IMPLIEDlanguage code as RFC1766; language code
onclick CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer button was clicked
ondblclick CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer button was double clicked
onkeydown CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a key was pressed down
onkeypress CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a key was pressed and released
onkeyup CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a key was released
onmousedown CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer button was pressed down
onmousemove CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer was moved within
onmouseout CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer was moved away
onmouseover CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer was moved onto
onmouseup CDATA #IMPLIEDscript expression; a pointer button was released
selected( selected )#IMPLIED
style CDATA #IMPLIEDstyle sheet data; associated style info
title CDATA #IMPLIEDtext; advisory title
value CDATA #IMPLIEDdefaults to element content
Content( #PCDATA )
End tagOptional </OPTION>
Referenced in OPTGROUP SELECT
Example
SourceAppearance
<FORM Method="POST"
Action= "http://www.december.com/cgi-bin/formmail.secure.cgi">
<P><INPUT Type="hidden" Name="recipient" Value="nobody@december.com">
<p>Your Name: <INPUT Type="text" size="15" Name="user-name">
<P>Customer Number: <INPUT Type="text" size="10" Name= "customer-number">
<P>Shirt Size?
<INPUT Type="radio" Name="shirt-size" Value="S">S
<INPUT Type="radio" Name="shirt-size" Value="M">M
<INPUT Type="radio" Name="shirt-size" Value="L">L
<INPUT Type="radio" Name="shirt-size" Value="XL">XL
<P>What would you like?
<P><SELECT Name="would-like" size="2" multiple>
<OPTION>Order the product</OPTION>
<OPTION>Ask a question</OPTION>
<OPTION>Request a catalog</OPTION>
</SELECT>
<P>Your comments?<BR>
<TEXTAREA Name="comments" rows="4" cols="20"></TEXTAREA>
<P><INPUT Type="submit" Value="Send">
<INPUT Type="reset" Value="Cancel">
</FORM>

Your Name:

Customer Number:

Shirt Size? S M L XL

What would you like?

Your comments?

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