[Project_owners] Adding icons to menuitems inside a menulist

HJ bugs4hj at netscape.net
Fri Jan 20 11:38:14 EST 2006

David Murray wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to add icons to menuitems that are in a drop-down menulist. 
> I've tried all sorts of stuff, but can't seem to get it to work. I am 
> able to get icons to appear for the currently selected item, but not for 
> all the ones in the list (see screenshot).
> I'm able to do this by setting a list-style-image style attribute for 
> all of the menuitems, and then using the oncommand for the menulist to 
> copy the style attribute to the menulist itself, which gives icons for 
> the menulist. But I cannot figure out how to get icons for the menuitems 
> to appear (I have tried setting the style to menuitem-iconic and 
> everything, but get nothing). Has anyone been able to achieve what I'm 
> trying to do? If so, can you please tell me how?

I use something like this:

var menuitem = document.createElement("menuitem");
menuitem.setAttribute("class", "menuitem-iconic");
menuitem.setAttribute("label", label);
menuitem.setAttribute("src", url);

#YourMenulistID .menu-iconic-icon {
   display: block

I hope this helps.


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