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Were trying to customise the look of our dropdown menus to a bespoke appearance, we have had some success as of yet no solution that will work cross browser I've attached a jpg image of what the we want the drop down to look like and would be grateful for any help,

thnx in advance
steve
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thanks for lead, its almost there, it just doesn't support ie
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IE6 you mean

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it just says "In Internet Explorer, the select lists are unstyled, but the checkboxes and radio buttons still look and function beautifully"

have you used the script before?
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Ah, you are right.
I read
"This works flawlessly in Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 7, Opera and others. "
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unfortunatly it uses a different frame work to what the sites built in. We use jQuery
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And the technique is not portable?

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my developer says not
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Hmm, here is a jQuery one that seems to work in IE too
http://finalevillee.googlepages.com/jqueryplugin:customselect

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cheers, that one might solve the problem, the only draw back is that the functionality is slightly limited, you cant use a key press to jump to a selection
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Yeah...

How about getting the developer to write one from scratch?

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lol, I wish! thnx 4 your help though

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