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select2 formatting changes when you set multiple = true

Posted on 2014-12-24
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Hi

If you look at this jsfiddle
 http://jsfiddle.net/pHSdP/2/

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and set multiple = true the dropdown arrow disappears. Please can you advise how to keep the dropdown arrow

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Question by:andieje
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by:Gary
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Since there is nothing in the plugin to set it you will have to add your own

http://jsfiddle.net/pHSdP/782/

.select2-container-multi .select2-choices {
    background:url("/path_to/dropdown_arrow.png") no-repeat right center !important
}

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by:andieje
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thanks - will try to this week :)
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by:andieje
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Also if you delete a tag it goes mental too. It just gets narrower and and narrower, It doesnt have  a min widht, Sorry if i seem useless but i'm nervous about jquery,
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by:andieje
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does the code you posted solve both? thanks
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by:Gary
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No, but that is a different question.
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by:andieje
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As you delete items from select 2 it gets smaller and smaller until it barely visible
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by:Gary
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What gets smaller
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by:andieje
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the select box. until its only about 5mm. It doesnt disappear completely

This worked for the select but not for the input type

.select2-container-multi .select2-choices {
    background:url("/path_to/dropdown_arrow.png") no-repeat right center !important
}

I had to set fixed-width
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Gary earned 500 total points
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Then just set a fixed width on the input

.select2-container-multi .select2-choices {
     background:url("/path_to/dropdown_arrow.png") no-repeat right center !important;
     width:200px
 }

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Or create a test page online I can look at because even in the fiddle above that's not happening or I am not understanding what you are talking about.
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by:andieje
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no - i set the fixed width on the input :)
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