Selectable


Use the mouse to select elements, individually or in a group.

Enable a DOM element (or group of elements) to be selectable. Draw a box with your cursor to select items. Hold down the Ctrl key to make multiple non-adjacent selections.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery UI Selectable - Default functionality</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.2/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.2/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css">
<style>
#feedback { font-size: 1.4em; }
#selectable .ui-selecting { background: #FECA40; }
#selectable .ui-selected { background: #F39814; color: white; }
#selectable { list-style-type: none; margin: 0; padding: 0; width: 60%; }
#selectable li { margin: 3px; padding: 0.4em; font-size: 1.4em; height: 18px; }
</style>
<script>
$(function() {
$( "#selectable" ).selectable();
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<ol id="selectable">
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 1</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 2</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 3</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 4</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 5</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 6</li>
<li class="ui-widget-content">Item 7</li>
</ol>
</body>
</html>

Want to learn more about the selectable interaction? Check out the API documentation.