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Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Hi All,

Is it possible to word wrap the selection options in HTML?

I want the use to choose between three sentenses, but they are pretty long, so would like to word wrap them.

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You can define word wrap in css and call that class in Select option. It is possible.


can you provide a sample as i can't get that to work
<!-- html -->
<select name="mySelect">
    <option class="optionWrap"> ...</option>

/* css */
    width: 100px;

Set the width should do it.


I want to word wrap (put one option on several lines).

The code you present, doesn't do this.
You need to create a custom control for this. Either a Telerik control or through Ajax ToolKit.

Refer this:


can you give a little more information?
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I guess i could use CSS to make a combo looking box that does this.

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