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Posted on 2001-06-10
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How can I remove (or apply color) the border from select box .
(for example:
<select name="st" style="?">
<option>111111111111111</option>
<option>222222222222222</option>
<option>3</option>
</select>)
I had tried many types of style like:
style="border:solid orange" - doesn't work!

Thanks.
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Question by:Evyatar
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Expert Comment

by:a.marsh
ID: 6173108
There is limited browser support for styles on form elements - particularly on select elements.

What web browser are you using?

Ant
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Expert Comment

by:a.marsh
ID: 6173113
This, for example, will work in IE 5

<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<select style="background-color: #990000; color: #ffffff;">
<option value="1">One</option>
<option value="2">Two</option>
<option value="3">Three</option>
<option value="4">Four</option>
<option value="5">Five</option>
</select>
</form>
</body>
</html>

Ant
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Author Comment

by:Evyatar
ID: 6173143
Hi,
I'm using ie5.
anyway, your solution is regard to the background color
and my problem is the BORDER of the selectBox
I just wish to remove it.
thanks anyway.
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DreamMaster earned 300 total points
ID: 6173180
You can't...

The border of a select box is one thing you cannot change...

Max.
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LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 6173199
Max is correct about the border there is no standard browser that supports border changes for select; that is also true of the scroll bars on the select. Ant is also correct on the limited styling available in IE5+.

Cd&
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Author Comment

by:Evyatar
ID: 6173212
O.K
if there is consensuses about the impossible of my request
the points going to Max
and thanks for the rest
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Author Comment

by:Evyatar
ID: 6173215
O.K
if there is consensuses about the impossible of my request
the points going to Max
and thanks for the rest
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LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:DreamMaster
ID: 6175993
Thanks for the points Eyvatar.. :-)

Happy to help...

Max.
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