Posts Tagged ‘select’

Cascading DropDownLists Inside Telerik RadGrid

Written by rsolberg. Posted in All, Software Development, Technology

One of the things I’ve always enjoyed about the Telerik controls is that they do things out of the box quicker than the standard ASP.NET controls, but if you venture off the beaten path just a step or two you might be entering hell… I literally spent hours googling yesterday trying to find where someone else had actually accomplished this feat and much to my surprise, I had to pick and pull a line of code or two from 7 different sources just to get to a place where I knew I could finish what I was working on. Perhaps this post will save you all some time…

How to select the first element of a dropdown using jQuery?

Written by rsolberg. Posted in All, Software Development

Let’s suppose that you are trying to identify what the first element or value us within a dropdown menu or specifically a select list. Suppose that your select list looks like this… If you wanted to figure out what the very first element of the drop down was, you could use this line of jQuery to get it. Suppose that you wanted to update all the selects or dropdown menus on your page to the first item in the list… You could do that by executing this line of jQuery.    
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