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Width of Listbox

I have a problem in controlling the width of a listbox in IE and Netscape.
In Netscape it takes the width of the default text specified.

In IE it increases with the length of the text I am loading dynamically. How do I set a fixed width for this control so that it behaves alike in both the browsers.

As and when I load the options for the listbox, the width varies wrt the text.
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salur
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salurAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 40
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xabiCommented:
Yep, you are right, you can only have 3 posibilities:

1.- Before the creation of the listbox you can count the max length of the options, set the longer as selected and in the onload() select the right one.

2.- Use an style to create it as the size you want:

<select name="example" size="1" style="width: 40mm">
<option ....></option>
</select>

3.- Use &nbsp; in the options to adjust the size.

xabi

PS: Merry X-mas


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salurAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot xabi. Its fine now....

Merry Christmas
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