[html5] New attribute for SELECT element
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Fri Feb 11 15:04:58 PST 2011
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On Feb 11, 2011, at 5:28 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Antonio Aristides Mochi Junior wrote:
>> Is just me, or anyone miss an attribute for SELECT elemento to allow a
>> "free write" on element, just like a suggestion box.
>> Today the SELECT can be used to pick just elements provides by OPTIONS
>> embedded in.
>> If I want, for example, a combo box with names of some colors and allow
>> user to select one of then or type a new one, I have to use an INPUT
>> (type=text) and a hidden SELECT.
>> A new attribute for SELECT, for examplo named "editable", makes the
>> entry of this element editable like INPUT. The value returned on form
>> request would be the text of element, not de VALUE attribute of selected
> Actually we've added this now:
> <label>Colour name: <input type=text name=colour list=colours></label>
> <datalist id=colours>
> <option value="Red">
> <option value="Green">
> <option value="Blue">
> Try it in Firefox (might have to wait for Firefox 4 or use the nightlies)
> or a recent version of Opera.
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