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This content is a little crusty, having been with me through 3 separate platform changes. Formatting may be rough, and I am slightly less stupid today than when I wrote it.
23 Jun 2009

Change a select menu using jQuery

I don’t know why this is mind bending, but I seem to hit a wall every time I want to do page manipulations involving `

menu: alter theselectedIndexor thevalueattribute. Which one you use depends on the information you have at hand to alter the

. In other words, **it has no bearing whatsoever on the value of a given option.** So if you know the **order** of the

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