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"Sticky" Dropdowns

Feb 25, 2011 at 10:37 PM
From LoisLane Today at 4:38 PM

This is awesome. I just have one ?... when selecting the 2nd choice, it's a little slow... sticky. And I have to click a few times to get it to select and move on. Am I missing something?

Feb 25, 2011 at 10:39 PM
Edited Feb 25, 2011 at 10:40 PM

I'm guessing that this is an instance where there are 20 or more values in your dropdown. SharePoint uses a hybrid control for this. See my blog post here:


Feb 28, 2011 at 10:20 PM

eek. Yup That's it. Can I fix it?

Mar 7, 2011 at 4:04 AM

I've seen some scripts out there to do the conversion, but I've never tried them. (I've thought about adding something into SPServices, as it's not an unusual request.)

Take a look at Dan Blaker's comment here:
idea how well it works.


May 6, 2011 at 7:29 PM

I noticed this issue is not in firefox.

And also havning another issue is, when using SPServices, for this sticky dropdowns, the validation sometimes it works. sometimes doesn't.

Anything I need to consider?