Inserting HTML form menus

Inserting HTML form menus

An HTML form menu lets a visitor select one or more items from a list. Menus are useful when you have a limited amount of space, but need to display many items. They’re also useful when you want to control the values returned to the server. Unlike text fields where users can type anything they want, including invalid data, you set the exact values returned by a menu.

You can insert two types of menus in a form: a menu that drops down when the user clicks it or a menu that displays a scrollable list of items that can be selected. This type is called a list menu.

To insert a menu:

  1. Place the insertion point inside the form outline.
  2. Select Insert > Form > List/Menu.

    A menu appears in the document.

  3. In the Property inspector, set the menu properties as desired.

    For more information, see Setting menu properties.

Related topics

  • Creating a dynamic HTML form menu
  • Making existing HTML form menus dynamic

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