jQuery - Widget Select Menu


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Description

The Widget Select Menu function can be used with widgets in JqueryUI.It provides a styleable select element replacement. A simple select menu is as shown below.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use Select Menu −

$( "#menu" ).selectmenu();

Example

Following is a simple example showing the usage of Select Menu −

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
   <head>
      <meta charset = "utf-8">
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width = device-width, initial-scale = 1">
      <title>jQuery UI Selectmenu - Default functionality</title>
		
      <link rel = "stylesheet" 
         href = "//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.4/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
			
      <script type = "text/javascript" 
         src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js">
      </script>
		
      <script type = "text/javascript" 
         src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.11.3/jquery-ui.min.js">
      </script>
  
      <script>
         $(function() {
            $( "#speed" ).selectmenu();
            $( "#files" ).selectmenu();
            $( "#number" ).selectmenu().selectmenu( "menuWidget" ).addClass( "overflow" );
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         fieldset {
            border: 0;
         }
			
         label {
            display: block;
            margin: 30px 0 0 0;
         }
			
         select {
            width: 200px;
         }
			
         .overflow {
            height: 200px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
	
   <body>
      <div class = "demo">
 
         <form action = "#">
 
            <fieldset>
		
               <label for = "speed">Select a speed</label>
			
               <select name = "speed" id = "speed">
                  <option>Slower</option>
                  <option>Slow</option>
                  <option selected = "selected">Medium</option>
                  <option>Fast</option>
                  <option>Faster</option>
               </select>
 
               <label for = "files">Select a file</label>
					
               <select name = "files" id = "files">
					
                  <optgroup label = "Scripts">
                     <option value = "jquery">jQuery.js</option>
                     <option value = "jqueryui">ui.jQuery.js</option>
                  </optgroup>
						
                  <optgroup label = "Other files">
                     <option value = "somefile">Some unknown file</option>
                     <option value = "someotherfile">Some other file with a
                        very long option text</option>
                  </optgroup>
						
               </select>
 
               <label for = "number">Select a number</label>
					
               <select name = "number" id = "number">
                  <option>1</option>
                  <option selected = "selected">2</option>
                  <option>3</option>
                  <option>4</option>
                  <option>5</option>
                  <option>6</option>
                  <option>7</option>
                  <option>8</option>
                  <option>9</option>
                  <option>10</option>
                  <option>11</option>
                  <option>12</option>
                  <option>13</option>
                  <option>14</option>
                  <option>15</option>
                  <option>16</option>
                  <option>17</option>
                  <option>18</option>
                  <option>19</option>
               </select>
					
            </fieldset>
 
         </form>
 
      </div>
   </body>
</html>

This will produce following result −

jquery-widgets.htm
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