WML - onpick Attribute
The onpick attribute is a great shortcut if you are using a select menu. Instead of writing a lot of code that allows the user to go to another card if an option is selected, you can simply place the destination into the onpick attribute. Here is a code fragment without the onpick attribute:
Following is the example showing usage of onpick attribute alongwith <option> element.
<?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE wml PUBLIC "-//WAPFORUM//DTD WML 1.2//EN" "http://www.wapforum.org/DTD/wml12.dtd"> <wml> <card id="tutorials" title="Main Menu"> <p> Select a tutorial : <select title="tutorials" name="selection_list"> <option onpick="#xhtml">XHTML Tutorial</option> <option onpick="#wap">WAP Tutorial</option> </select> </p> </card> <card id="xhtml" title="XHTML Tutorial"> <p> Go through our XHTML tutorial </p> </card> <card id="wap" title="WAP Tutorial"> <p> Go through our WAP tutorial </p> </card> </wml>
When you load this program, it shows you following screen:
Now, highlight the dropdown box and select it. It will give you two options as follows:
When you load this program, it shows you the following screen:
Now, assume you select WAP Tutorial from the list, then it will display the following screen: