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Posted on 2013-11-11
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I want to have a general css for all Html.EditorFor and Html.TextboxFor then specialize size when needed like so:

Problem: The width never changes to 75px

[HTML]
<td>@Html.EditorFor(x => x.Limit, new { @class="amount"})</td>

[CSS]
input[type=text]
    {
        border: 1px solid darkslategray;
        border-radius: 5px;
        -moz-border-radius: 5px;
        -webkit-border-radius: 5px;
        width: 150px;
        height: auto;
        color: darkslategray;
        font: normal 100% Arial;
    }

 input[type=text].amount
    {
        width: 75px;
    }
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Question by:WorknHardr
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by:Gary
ID: 39639404
What is the rendered HTML?
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by:WorknHardr
ID: 39640008
Note: The 'Html.EditorFor' is in a MVC4 EditorTemplate (if that makes any difference)...

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<input class="text-box single-line" data-val="true" data-val-number="The field Limit must be a number." data-val-required="The Limit field is required." id="Budgets_0__Limit" name="Budgets[0].Limit" type="text" value="9.00" /></td>
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Gary earned 1600 total points
ID: 39640030
Ahh you cannot override the defaults.
You could pass in the style directly e.g.
new { style = "width: 75px" }

Or if it is worth it
http://aspadvice.com/blogs/kiran/archive/2009/11/29/Adding-html-attributes-support-for-Templates-_2D00_-ASP.Net-MVC-2.0-Beta_2D00_1.aspx
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by:WorknHardr
ID: 39640478
The width never changes if change the entire CSS to this:

[CSS]
 input[type=text].amount
    {
        width: 75px;
    }
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by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 39641836
try it as
   input.amount[type=text] {width:75px !important;}

But I think Gary may be right and you can't override the default even with an important hack.

Cd&
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by:Gary
ID: 39641897
You cannot pass in a custom class that way, it has its own classes that take precedence, and any new class you pass in will be ignored.
Either pass in the style directly (no class)
Or use the link I pointed to to make amendments in the objects.
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by:WorknHardr
ID: 39653136
Thx
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