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Posted on 2008-10-22
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Hi,

Is it possible to style a select menu in IE6.
I have used the css property background: to successfully style it in firefox but it doesnt work in IE6. (havent checked ie7 or beyond)

Any ideas?

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by:hielo
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you mean the select tag? The code below works for me:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> 
<html>
<head>
<title></title>
<style type="text/css">
<!--
select{
	background-color:yellow;
	font-weight:bold;
	text-decoration:underline;
}
-->
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<select><option>select</option><option>a</option><option>b</option></select>
</form>
</body>
</html>

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by:coolispaul
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Hi,

Can you put a background image on it in IE6 though?

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