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  DComboBox:ChooseOptionID( number index )


Selects an option within a combo box based on its table index.


1 number index
Selects the option with given index.


A simple combo box menu which gives choices for a favorite lunch meal, including a non-preference choice which randomly chooses an option.

BGPanel = vgui.Create("DPanel") BGPanel:SetPos(20, 20) BGPanel:SetSize(200, 100) -- Text output local lbl = vgui.Create("DLabel", BGPanel) lbl:SetPos(10, 80) lbl:SetSize(180, 20) lbl:SetDark(true) lbl:SetText("You choose...") -- Combo box local cbox = vgui.Create("DComboBox", BGPanel) cbox:SetPos(5, 5) cbox:SetSize(190, 20) cbox:SetValue("What's your favorite lunch meal?") -- Choices cbox:AddChoice("BBQ Chicken") cbox:AddChoice("Fish and Chips") cbox:AddChoice("Pizza") cbox:AddChoice("Potato Salad") cbox:AddChoice("Roast Beef Sandwich") cbox:AddChoice("Spaghetti") -- No preference: data is set to -1 cbox:AddChoice("I don't have a favorite.", -1) function cbox:OnSelect(index, value, data) -- No preference? Choose a random choice if(data == -1) then self:ChooseOptionID(math.random(1, 6)) -- Otherwise update the text label with our choice else lbl:SetText("You choose "..value..".") end end