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DropDownListBox - How to add horizontal scrollbar .

Posted on 2003-11-23
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I am using a drop down list box. This drop down list box
populating dynamically from the database with long text.
So each record is having more then 500 characters.

Is there is any way to add horizantal scrollbar on
dropdown list on asp.net page

Thanks
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Question by:dba_dba
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Unfortunatelly you can not add a horizontal scroll bar in the DropDownListBox.
You can try to write some javascript code and solve the problem by working with div elements

Here is some articles
http://www.codetoad.com/dhtml_horizontal_scroller.asp
http://www.codetoad.com/forum/14_22665.asp

B..G
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dba I hear you..... but its not easy. So I suggest you do listbox when they click the item in listbox it populates a big box on right of Listbox....it will take up screen acerage but its good for user and they will like it.

cheers  George
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