HTML | <select> size Attribute

The HTML size Attribute is used to specifies the number of visible options in a drop-down list.

Note: If the value of the size attribute is greater than 1 but lower that the number of options in a DropDown List. so the Browser will automatically add the scrollbar for specifying that there are more options to view.


<select size = "value"> option values...</select> 

Attribute Values: It contains a numeric value which specify the number of visible options in the drop-down list. It has a Default value which is 4.






<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML select size Attribute</title>
    <h1 style="color: green;"
            HTML select size Attribute 
    <p>Sorting Algorithms</p>
    <select size="3">
        <option value="merge">merge sort</option>
        <option value="bubble">bubble sort</option>
        <option value="selection">selection sort</option>
        <option value="quick">quick sort</option>
        <option value="insertion">insertion sort</option>



Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML Select size Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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