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Force a SELECT list width?

Posted on 2000-03-06
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I have a JavaScript that can dynamically add/delete from an HTML SELECT list.  However, the width of this control changes to accommodate the widest text contained within it.

Is there a way to force the width of a SELECT control via JavaScript?

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Don
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Note that this doesn't occurs on NS.
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Here goes the code:

<select name="myselect" size="1" style="width: 20mm">

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You can get more info here:

http://developer.irt.org/script/858.htm

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Thanks!

Don
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