More posting as a reminder to myself to save looking up on the Stack when I need reminding again.
== To capture the value of an selected select form item,
var c = $(“#object_id option:selected”).val();
== To capture the option text of an selected select form item,
var t = $(“#object_id option:selected”).text();
== To dynamically add an option to a select list,
== To mark a specific option in a list as selected,
$(“#phone_archiving_policy_id option[value='”+value+”‘]”).attr(‘selected’, ‘selected’);