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Validate Dropdown

$(document).ready(function() {
	formButton = $('div.service-form form button');

	$(formButton).attr('disabled','');
	
	$('#swcwidget_53_6').on('change', function(){
	var currentText = $('#swcwidget_53_6 option:selected').text();
	console.log('change!');
		if(currentText == 'Please Select') {
			$(formButton).attr('disabled','');
		} else {
			$(formButton).removeAttr('disabled');
		}
	});
});

Description

Force the user to make a selection from the dropdown menu. Submit button will be disabled until they make a selection.
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JavaScript
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2019-08-23T11:13:45
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False
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Apr 02, 2014 at 12:07 PM
/api/public/snipt/126788/
validate-dropdown
<table class="highlighttable"><tr><td class="linenos"><div class="linenodiv"><pre><a href="#L-1"> 1</a> <a href="#L-2"> 2</a> <a href="#L-3"> 3</a> <a href="#L-4"> 4</a> <a href="#L-5"> 5</a> <a href="#L-6"> 6</a> <a href="#L-7"> 7</a> <a href="#L-8"> 8</a> <a href="#L-9"> 9</a> <a href="#L-10">10</a> <a href="#L-11">11</a> <a href="#L-12">12</a> <a href="#L-13">13</a> <a href="#L-14">14</a> <a href="#L-15">15</a></pre></div></td><td class="code"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span id="L-1"><a name="L-1"></a><span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nb">document</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">ready</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">()</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a> <span class="nx">formButton</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;div.service-form form button&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">formButton</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">attr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;disabled&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span><span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a> </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;#swcwidget_53_6&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">on</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;change&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">(){</span> </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">currentText</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;#swcwidget_53_6 option:selected&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">text</span><span class="p">();</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a> <span class="nx">console</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">log</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;change!&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a> <span class="k">if</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">currentText</span> <span class="o">==</span> <span class="s1">&#39;Please Select&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-10"><a name="L-10"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">formButton</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">attr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;disabled&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span><span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-11"><a name="L-11"></a> <span class="p">}</span> <span class="k">else</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-12"><a name="L-12"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">formButton</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">removeAttr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;disabled&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-13"><a name="L-13"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-14"><a name="L-14"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-15"><a name="L-15"></a><span class="p">});</span> </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
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