[ic] Using [if]

Ed LaFrance edl@newmediaems.com
Wed, 03 Jan 2001 08:36:07 -0800

At 08:57 AM 1/3/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Please forgive my ignorance, but I've been trying to get the following 
>snippet of code working for the past 3 days with no success.  I'm simply 
>try to set an <option> to selected in a loop.  Here is the snippet of code:
>  [list]
>     [if value [value-extended name="mv_searchspec" index="0"] eq [loop-code]]
>       <OPTION selected VALUE="[loop-code]">[loop-pos 1]
>      [else]
>        <OPTION VALUE="[loop-code]">[loop-pos 1]
>      [/else]
>     [/if]
>  [/list]
>This list populates a combo box with a list of states.  I would like to 
>default the selection to the current value of mv_searchspec.

Tom -

try it this way:

[seti spec][value-extended name=mv_searchspec index=0][/seti]
[if type=scratch term=spec op=eq compare="[loop-code]"]

..this assumes that [list] does something interative.

- Ed L.
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