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HTML element: <option>

Availability

BlackBerry® Device Software 3.7 or later

The <option> element encloses the text of an option in a selection list.

Attributes

Attribute

Value(s)

Description

Availability

disabled

When specified, this attribute indicates that the option is initially disabled.

4.6 or later

label

text

This attribute allows you to specify a label for the option. This attribute is useful when the content of the <option> element is excessively long.

4.6 or later

selected

When specified, this attribute indicates that the option is initially selected.

3.7 or later

value

text

This attribute specifies the initial value of the element. If this attribute is not set, the initial value is set to the contents of the <option> element.

4.6 or later

Common attributes

The <option> element supports the class, dir, id, lang, style, and title attributes.

For more information, see Common attributes.

Event attributes

The <option> element supports the onclick, onkeydown, onkeypress, onkeyup, onmousedown, onmousemove, onmouseout, onmouseover, and onmouseup events.

For more information, see HTML event attributes.

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