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I'm trying to select the value of a select2 widget using js. I can change the value ok:

jQuery('#excludeGroups').val("846").trigger("change");

The problem I'm having is that this doesn't update the display. It does work in that when you submit the form it's the correct value - so it's working behind the scenes. But it doesn't actually change the display - the new value doesn't appear in the widget. The documentation suggests trigger("change") should do it. I'm not getting any console errors. Is there a trick?

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Figured this out. I needed to wrap my jQuery code in:

CRM.$(function($) {

});

The change trigger - and other select2 events - started working once I did this.

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    Wow. i wish I had learned this months ago, this would have saved me so much pain and suffering! – deweydb Dec 3 '15 at 1:09
  • This same fix also applies this other way around: listening to the change event. Thanks! – Djizeus Jun 2 '16 at 15:56

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