Welcome to the Treehouse Community
The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)
Looking to learn something new?
Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.
I'm looking for a solution...
I'm looking to build a editable drop down box, which allows the user to select from the drop down list, or to type their own. Would anyone know of any good tutorials?
Steven Parker220,378 Points
What you're describing is often called a combo box, and the HTML implementation involves pairing a text input with a datalist element, for example:
<input type="text" name="fruit" list="fruitlist"> <datalist id="fruitlist"> <option value="apple"> <option value="orange"> <option value="banana"> </datalist>
But note that support for it is not available (or complete) in all browsers.