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March 12, 2008, 11:15 am
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to set it's width to 30%.
The trouble is IE chops the right-hand side off for all strings in the
list that are wider than the width setting, Firefox opens the windows
underneath showing the whole of the text strings - is it possible in
IE to do the same?
If not (won't be surprised!), is it possible to put a horz scroll bar
on the drop down window so the users can at least see the whole of the
thanks in advance
Re: Select box chopping off content problem?
I don't have a URL to go on, but I believe your problem can be solved
using these 4 steps:
1. Use the IE sub-folder to create the missing text.
2. Under the Font attribute choose "Extend to sides" (remember this
will not work if the Font color has been set! Let the user choose the
3. Copy the HTML code to the bottom of the page in the Hidden section
located right under the </body> tag. You will need MiniPad 3.0 to see
this section because it is a new W3C tag.
4: Reboot the web server (ONLY if you are using IIS)
It seems like a lot of work, but it really isn't.
Good luck, and happy coding.