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Form submit to the list box in JavaScript (ES5) ListBox control

14 Apr 2021 / 1 minute to read

In the following code snippet, the value that is in selected state will be sent on form submit.

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// define the array of object
var data = [
    { text: 'Hennessey Venom' },
    { text: 'Bugatti Chiron' },
    { text: 'Koenigsegg CCR' },
    { text: 'McLaren F1' },
    { text: 'Aston Martin One- 77' },
    { text: 'Jaguar XJ220' },
    { text: 'McLaren P1' },
    { text: 'Ferrari LaFerrari' }
];

// initialize ListBox component
var listObj = new ej.dropdowns.ListBox({
    //set the data to dataSource property
    dataSource: data
});
listObj.appendTo('#listbox');

var buttonObj = new ej.buttons.Button({
   isPrimary: true,
   content: 'Submit'
});
buttonObj.appendTo('#btnElement');
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<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 ListBox</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="margin:0 auto; width:250px;">
        <form>
            <!--element which is going to render the ListBox-->
            <input id="listbox">
            <button id="btnElement"></button>
        </form>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>
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#container {
    visibility: hidden;
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  height: 40px;
  width: 30%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 45%;
  left: 45%;
}

button {
  margin: 20px 0 0 5px;
}