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Firefox <input type="file"> control is having some formatting problems on my ASP page...

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I'm just finishing up my ASP web form and having some problems with <input type="file">.

Here is the HTML:

  <input type=file name="Resume" id="Resume" class="file" tabindex=1 onFocus="playClick();clearInput(this);" onChange="'none';" tabindex=1>

and here is the CSS:

.file {
      font-family: arial;
      font-size: 9px;
      color: #6565B6;
      height: 18px;
      width: 100%;
      border: solid;
      border-color: #CBCBCB;
      border-width: 1px;
      padding-left: 3px;
      padding-top: 2px;

but for some weird reason, Firefox ignores the "width" attribute and just sizes the control the same (rather small, IMHO), no matter what width I set.

Why is this and is there a work-around?

P.S., I know there are many Firefox lovers and IE detractors out there, but for my money, stuff just "looks" better in IE.  I think this is because IE is designed to make a web page look like a Word .doc and Firefox looks like, well a browser.  Anyway, doesn't matter, I have to design for both anyway :)

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