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Email content from select list label

Thread began 4/13/2010 11:57 pm by Daryl | Last modified 4/14/2010 7:44 am by Jason Byrnes | 598 views | 1 replies |

DarylBeta Tester

Email content from select list label

I have created a contact form where you select a department from a select list.

In the email I want to personalise it with the name of the department that is being contacted, however the select list insert only inserts the value and not the label.

Is there a way to achieve this?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you can use javascript to populate a hidden form element with the label of the selected item in the select list, then output the value of the hidden element.

here is an example:

<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post" action="" onSubmit="document.form1.hiddenField.value =[].text">
<select name="select" id="select">
<option value="1">one</option>
<option value="2">two</option>
<option value="3">three</option>
<input type="hidden" name="hiddenField" id="hiddenField" />
<input type="submit" name="button" id="button" value="Submit" />
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