Select is reset when related label is clicked

In IE, when a <label> is attached to a <select> element, and the user clicks the label, the <select> is selected, but its selectedIndex becomes 0.

Test page Workaround is not included
Reported by: splintor.

Explorer 5-6 Windows | Reported on 21 September 2005.

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1 Posted by splintor on 22 September 2005 | Permalink

Please note that in my linked blog post, I added a link to MSDN article which reports this problem, and also suggested a better workaround.

2 Posted by Rob on 23 September 2005 | Permalink

For those fighting this bug, check out the xDOM suite:

It's a set of DHTML Behaviors which transparently fix this and other IE bugs.