retaining selected dropdown option on postback
I have a dropdown when user selects the option, the value is passed on to the same url as querystring refreshing the page. after the page refreshes i wanna retain the selected value so user knows what was selected. How do i do this in jquery?
<select id="hospitalDropDown" onchange="window.open(this.options[this.selectedIndex].value,'_top')"> <option value="http://mysite.com/events/Pages/default1.aspx">All Hospitals</option> <option value="http://mysite.com/events/Pages/default1.aspx?hos=Dyer">Dyer</option> <option value="http://mysite.com/events/Pages/default1.aspx?hos=Carmel">Carmel</option> </select>
Basically the logic is trap the selection in some variable and pass it as selected equals true but i am not being able to do it in jquery..I don't have acccess to server side code..either