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$(document).ready(function () {
        $("#ddlPA").change(function () {
 
            var url = "Reports/Models";
            var ddlsource = "#ddlPA";
            var ddltarget = "#ddlPSA";
            var selectedPSA = $(this).val();
            
            $.getJSON('@Url.Action("Models")', { param: $(ddlsource).val(), id: selectedPSA },
                 function (data) {
                     $(ddltarget).empty();
                     $.each(data, function (index, optionData) {
                         $(ddltarget).append("<option value='" + optionData.Text + "'>" + optionData.Value + "</option>");
                     });
 
                 });
 
                 if (selectedPSA = null || selectedPSA == '') {
                     $(ddltarget).hide();
                 }
                 else
                 {
                     $(ddltarget).show();
 
                 }
 
        });
 
    });
So,here is my dropdownlist id = ddlPA, when a user select a value in dropdownlist , i want to get that selected index to perform further actions , how can i obtain it?
Posted 21-Sep-12 0:18am
drstylo571
Edited 21-Sep-12 0:44am
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drstylo at 21-Sep-12 7:15am
   
$("#ddlPA").get(0).selectedIndex
 
I found this online. This got me the selected index but i am not able to set it.
Example : $("#ddlPA").get(0).selectedIndex = 2 is not working. Please help in it.

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Solution 1

There are many ways you can try withe followings....
1) $("#ddlPA option:selected").text();
2) $('#ddlPA').find('option:selected').text();
3) $("#ddlPA :selected").text();
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