jQuery select list set selected using php variable

Using jQuery to set the selected element of the select control to be the item with the text description. Value from php.

	//set js var from php var
	var myText = '<?php echo $myText; ?>';
	
	//set selected using text value
	//$("#my-Select option[ text=" + myText + "]").attr("selected","selected") ;
	
	//set selected using value value
	$("#my-Select option[value=" + myText +"]").attr("selected","selected") ;

By Keenlio, August 6, 2014

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