Change Text Color of Select Tag Option using JavaScript

In this tutorial we will learn how to Change Text Color of Select Tag Option using JavaScript. HTML onchange event, HTML Dom value property and HTML DOM style Property is used for this purpose.

HTML Code

HTML Code is given below, in this code we have a select tag with onchange event which will execute a JavaScript function to change the text color of the option of select tag.

<select name="color" id='color' onchange="changeColor(this)">
<option value="red">Red</option>    
<option value="yellow">Yellow</option>    
<option value="blue">Blue</option>    
<option value="green">Green</option>    
</select> 

JavaScript Code

Take a look at the JavaScript code, the HTML onchange event, HTML Dom value property and HTML Dom style property are used in this code.

Main function changeColor() is executed when the select tag value is changed.

<script>
function changeColor(e)
{
    var color = e.value;
    e.style.color=color;
}
</script>

HTML onchange Event

HTML onchange Event occurs when the value of an element is changed.

HTML Dom value property

HTML Dom value property sets or returns the value of the selected option in select tag.

HTML Dom style property

HTML Dom style property is used to get or set a specific CSS style of an element.

In this example it will change the text color of the options of select tag.

Demo

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