Using elementtree to Create HTML Form / Set "selected"

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Thu Aug 12 16:47:55 CEST 2010

Doug wrote:

> I'm using elementtree to create a form.
> I would like to set the "selected" attribute.
> Setting using the usual
>  option.set( "selected" = "" )

Maybe that should be option.set(selected="selected"). I think

<option selected="selected">


<option selected>

are equivalent.

> gives me
>   <option selected="" value="operations">Operations</option>
> how does one make
>   <option selected value="operations">Operations</option>
> which is what I need.

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