Topic: option group doesnt work on multiple select

juderaj free asked 7 years ago

option worked on defaul select box but if i used in multiple then its hide the checkbox.
<select class="mdb-select" multiple>
    <option value="" disabled selected>Choose your option</option>
    <optgroup label="team 1">
        <option value="1">Option 1</option>
        <option value="2">Option 2</option>
    <optgroup label="team 2">
        <option value="3">Option 3</option>
        <option value="4">Option 4</option>

You can select only one element of optgroup that's why we didn't add checkboxes to optgroup. However, we'll try to add this in the future

ijabit free answered 7 years ago

Why should they be hidden? Why not have the ability to use checkboxes in your dropdown while still grouping your selections? Maybe not a bug, but certainly an oversight.

It's not a bug. The checkboxes should be hidden when the options are divided into groups. If you want to see checkboxes use multiple select

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