Smooth Select List Replacement with jQuery - selectlist

Smooth Select List Replacement with jQuery - selectlist
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selectlist is a simple, cross-browser jQuery plugin that converts regular select elements into smooth, heavily customizable dropdown lists with minimal effort.

How to use it:

1. Include jQuery selectlist plugin's stylesheet in the header of the document.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/jquery.selectlist.css">

2. Create a standard select list.

<select id="demo" name="demo">
  <option value="0">Ruby</option>
  <option value="1">Python</option>
  <option value="2">Golang</option>
  <option value="3" selected>Object-C</option>
  <option value="4">JavaScript</option>
  <option value="5">AngularJS</option>
</select>

3. Include jQuery library and the jQuery selectlist plugin's script in the footer.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.2.min.js"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.selectlist.js"></script>

4. Call the plugin on the select element.

$(function(){
  $('select').selectlist({
    zIndex: 10,
    width: 300,
    height: 40,
    border: '1px solid #ccccc',
    showMaxHeight: 400,
  });   
})

5. Full options to customize the select dropdown list.

// enable the plugin
enable: true,

// for IE6/7
zIndex: null,

// width of the select list
width: null, 

// height of the select list
height: null,

// border size of the slect list
border: null,

// border radius 
borderRadius: null,

// max height
showMaxHeight: null, 

// height of the options
optionHeight: null || 34, 

// size of the toggle icon
triangleSize: null || 6, 

// color of the toggle icon
triangleColor: null || '#333',

// where the select list should be shown
topPosition: false,

// animation speed
speed: null || 100,   

// callback
onChange: null  

Change logs:

2015-07-16

  • modify default options value and fix onChange function object pointer

2015-06-08

  • recover default selected item when unselect item

2015-05-27

  • add title value when select opiton text overflow it's offsetWidth

2015-05-21

  • JS & CSS fix.

2015-05-20

  • CSS fix.

2015-05-13

  • fix default font style
  • fixed a bug for ie

2015-05-11

  • fixed for auto select item width

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by shenmiweiyi. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.