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i am developing a form in reactjs using formik plugin plugin link. when i submit form i am getting text fields values but dropdown values are coming empty...

this is my dropdown select

<div className="form-group">                  
                <Field component="select" id="category" name="category" value={this.state.value} className={"form-control"} onChange={ this.handleChange }>
                   <option value="lokaler">Lokaler</option>
                   <option value="jobb">Jobb</option>
                   <option value="saker-ting">Saker & ting</option>
                   <option value="evenemang">Evenemang</option>

handle submit function

export default withFormik({
  enableReinitialize: true,
  mapPropsToValues({ category }) {
    return {      
      category: category || ''
    handleSubmit(values, { setStatus, setErrors }){
      console.log("data is this: "); 
      console.log(values); //here i am getting all form fields values except select value returning empty value
      console.log("category: "+values.category);// here i always get empty value but not getting selected value


i am getting all text fields values in handle submit function but i am not able to get dropdown selected value....kindly tell me how to get dropdown select value in handle submit function ?

I also faced this problem yesterday. My problem was to submit form that contains ant design dropdown. I finally make it work after hours of:

The doc said you need to set onChange, onBlur events to setFieldValue, setFieldTouched props respectively like 3rd-party input example:


So to my problem, I need to change a bit:

  onChange={(value) => setFieldValue('fruitName', value)}
  onBlur={()=> setFieldTouched('fruitName', true)}

Hope this will help.

Here is my CodeSandbox

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A more robust way to handle select components whilst using Formik would be to also use Jed Watsons react-select component. The two work together nicely and abstract away a lot of the boilerplate you would normally need to implement to get the component working seamlessly with Formik.

I have forked a simple example from Jared Palmer's react-select / Formik example on codesandbox and adjusted it to reflect your code above.

import "./formik-demo.css";
import React from "react";
import { render } from "react-dom";
import { withFormik } from "formik";
import Select from "react-select";
import "react-select/dist/react-select.css";

const options = [
  { value: "lokaler", label: "Lokaler" },
  { value: "jobb", label: "Jobb" },
  { value: "saker-ting", label: "Saker & ting" },
  { value: "evenemang", label: "Evenemang" }

const MyForm = props => {
  const {
  } = props;
  return (
    <form onSubmit={handleSubmit}>
      <label htmlFor="myText" style={{ display: "block" }}>
        My Text Field
        placeholder="Enter some text"
      <MySelect value={values.option} onChange={setFieldValue} />
      <button type="submit">Submit</button>

class MySelect extends React.Component {
  handleChange = value => {
    // this is going to call setFieldValue and manually update values.topcis
    this.props.onChange("option", value);
  render() {
    return (
      <div style={{ margin: "1rem 0" }}>
        <label htmlFor="color">Select an Option </label>

const MyEnhancedForm = withFormik({
  mapPropsToValues: props => ({
    myText: "",
    option: {}
  handleSubmit: (values, { setSubmitting }) => {

const App = () => <MyEnhancedForm />;
render(<App />, document.getElementById("root"));

There are a few gotchas, you have to include the react select css for the component to display properly

import "react-select/dist/react-select.css";

the function mapPropsToValues option field should be initialised to an object

 mapPropsToValues: props => ({
    myText: "",
    option: {}

Finally here is a link to the codesandbox example

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