jQuery UI Widgets Forums Lists ListBox jqxDropDownList events API docs

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  • jqxDropDownList events API docs #89722


    1) Please could you explain the difference between the ‘select’ and ‘change’ events, on jqxDropDownList?
    The API docs appear to contain exactly the same description, its not clear which event I should handle.

    2) Should the change or select event fire, if I programatically update the listboxes value or selectedIndex?

    $("#list").jqxDropDownList({selectedIndex: 2 });

    3) Is there any difference at all between calling

    $("#list").jqxDropDownList('selectIndex', 2 );
    $("#list").jqxDropDownList({selectedIndex: 2 });


    • This topic was modified 7 years, 5 months ago by  carpii.
    jqxDropDownList events API docs #89762


    Hello carpii,

    When changing the value of the DropDownList it is fire the both events, but if you use arrows (up/down) and highlight different items this will fire ‘select’ event.
    The easiest way to understand the difference between them is to use in the one example both.

    Best Regards,
    Hristo Hristov

    jQWidgets team

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