1 form.inc theme_select($variables)

Returns HTML for a select form element.

It is possible to group options together; to do this, change the format of $options to an associative array in which the keys are group labels, and the values are associative arrays in the normal $options format.


$variables: An associative array containing:

  • element: An associative array containing the properties of the element. Properties used: #title, #value, #options, #description, #extra, #multiple, #required, #name, #attributes, #size.

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core/includes/form.inc, line 2822
Functions for form and batch generation and processing.


function theme_select($variables) {
  $element = $variables['element'];
  element_set_attributes($element, array('id', 'name', 'size'));
  _form_set_class($element, array('form-select'));

  return '<select' . backdrop_attributes($element['#attributes']) . '>' . form_select_options($element) . '</select>';