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How can I get rid of this border on my input field?

Posted on 2015-01-12
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Attached is a screenshot of an input field and you can see the small, blue border on the right hand side. Here's the CSS for that field:

 input.search_box {
margin-top:3px;
margin-left:1px;
width:113px;
height:17px;
outline:none;
}
 input.search_box:focus {
margin-top:3px;
margin-left:1px;
width:113px;
height:17px;
outline:none;
}

border:#fffffff; doesn't work in that it adds some definition to the field, even with a white border that makes it stand out from the rest of the search div and I'm trying to get the input field and the search button etc to blend in together.

What can I do to get rid of the blue border?
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Question by:brucegust
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by:Kyle Hamilton
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there is no screenshot attached. However, screenshots are not very useful.

If you can't share the link, then provide a fiddle (or similar)
http://jsfiddle.net/
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by:brucegust
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Whoops! Here you go!

screenshot
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by:Tom Beck
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You have outline:none but you don't have border:none.
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by:Kyle Hamilton
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you could try

border:0;

but without seeing the actual code I can't know if that's the right solution. I can't tell from a picture where in the code the border is coming from.

a link or a fiddle would be better.
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by:brucegust
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As far as a link, it's an intranet site and while I might be able to reproduce it on my server, let's start with the code and we'll go from there:

Here's the HTML:

		<!DOCTYPE html>
		<html lang="en">
		<html lang="en">
		<head>
		<title>CSV Upload Station</title>
		<link href="css/new_style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
		<map name="tabs">
		<area shape="rect" coords="19,27,140,43" href="http://www.google.com">
		<area shape="rect" coords="153,27,262,43" href="http://www.yahoo.com">
		<area shape="rect" coords="281,27,393,43" href="http://www.verizon.com">
		<area shape="rect" coords="405,27,523,43" href="http://www.nashville.gov">
		</map>
		<map name="login">
		<area shape="rect" coords="4,21,90,44" href="">
		<area shape="rect" coords="14,64,456,131" href="index.php">
		</map>
		<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9" />
	  <meta name="description" content="website description" />
	  <meta name="keywords" content="website keywords, website keywords" />
	  <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
		
		<script language="JavaScript"><!--
		function MM_jumpMenu(targ,selObj,restore){ //v3.0
		window.open(selObj.options[selObj.selectedIndex].value, "_self"); 
		if (restore) selObj.selectedIndex=0;
		}
		// -->
		</script>
		<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
		<!--  Clock --
		var timerID = null
		var timerRunning = false

		function stopclock(){
			if(timerRunning)
				clearTimeout(timerID)
			timerRunning = false
		}

		function startclock(){
			stopclock()
			showtime()
		}

		function showtime(){
			var now = new Date()
			var hours = now.getHours()
			var minutes = now.getMinutes()
			var seconds = now.getSeconds()
			var timeValue = "" + ((hours > 12) ? hours - 12 : hours)
			timeValue  += ((minutes < 10) ? ":0" : ":") + minutes
			timeValue  += ((seconds < 10) ? ":0" : ":") + seconds
			timeValue  += (hours >= 12) ? " P.M." : " A.M."
			document.clock.face.value = timeValue 
			timerID = setTimeout("showtime()",1000)
			timerRunning = true
		}
		//-->
		</SCRIPT>
		
		</head>
		<body onLoad="startclock()">
		<div class="header">
			<div id="right_graphic">
				<div id="right_tabs"><img src="images/search_button.png" width="528" height="53" border="0" usemap="#tabs"></div>
				<div id="clockwork">Monday - January 12th, 2015<form name="clock" onSubmit="0" style="display:inline;"><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="face" class="clock" VALUE ="....Initializing...."></form>
				</div>
				<div id="search_box"><input type="text" class="search_box" name="search"></div>
				<div id="search_button"><input type="image" src="images/search_button.png"></div>
			</div>
			<div id="left_graphic"><img src="images/left_header.png" usemap="#login" border="0"></div>

		</div>	
			<div class="site_content"><br><br><h3 align="left" style="float:left;">CSV Upload Station Page</h3><div style="float:right;">
			<a href="index.php">Home</a> | <a href="login.php">Login</a>		
			</div><br><br>
		<br><br><div style="float:right;"><select name="select62" size="1" onchange="MM_jumpMenu('new',this,1)">						
<option value="#" selected>Tools</option>
				<option value="csv_stage.php?id=4">twitter</option>
			
<option value="">_______________________________</option>
</select></div>Every time you upload a CSV file into a reporting tool, there's always a chance that some of your naming conventions don't match the field names of the database you're getting ready to interact with. To avoid that, this tool gives you the opportunity to "connect the dots" between your field names and the field names of the appropriate database. <br><br>At the end of the process, you'll have the opportunity to store your preferences so you won't have to do this every time you want to use a particular tool. Start by selecting the tool you want to use from the pulldown to the right.<br><br>To download a sample CSV file to see this app in action, click <A HREF="http://cascsapws1v.nss.vzwnet.com/sandbox/atlanta.csv" target="_blank">here</a>. Also, the list of tools that you see displayed in the pulldown menu to the right can be edited using the admin suite which can be accessed by clicking <a href="adm/admin.php" target="_blank">here</a>.<br><br>

			</div> <!-- close site_content -->
			 <div class="footer"><br>&copy; Verizon Wireless | South Area | All Rights Reserverd</div>
			
		</body>
		</html>

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...and here's the CSS in full:

html { 
  height: 100%;
  margin:0px;
}

body { 
  font: normal .80em 'Droid Sans', arial, sans-serif;
  background: #FFF;
  color: #000;
  }
  
 .header {
 height:189px;
 min-width:1260px;
 margin:0px;
 background-image:url(../images/background.jpg);
 background-repeat: repeat-x;
 }
 
 #left_graphic {
 width:566px;
 height:189px;
 position:relative;
 z-index:2; 
 }
 
 #right_graphic {
 width:688px;
 height:189px;
 position:relative;
 float:right;
 z-index:2; 
 background-image:url(../images/right_header.png);
 }
 
 #right_tabs {
 width:528px;
 height:53px;
 position:relative;
 margin-left:160px;
 }
 
 #clockwork {
 position:relative;
 width:185px;
 height:35px;
 margin-left:491px;
 margin-top:17px;
 z-index:4;
 font-family:arial;
 size:10pt;
 color:#ffffff;
 text-align:right;
 }
 
 #search_box {
width:154px;
height:27px;
margin-top:-2px;
margin-left:265px; 
border:0px solid #ffffff;
 }
 
 #search_button {
 position:relative;
 height:27px;
 width:26px;
 margin-top:-27px;
margin-left:650px; 
 }
 
 input.search_box {
margin-top:3px;
margin-left:1px;
width:113px;
height:17px;
outline:none;
border:none;
}
 input.search_box:focus {
margin-top:3px;
margin-left:1px;
width:113px;
height:17px;
outline:none;
border:none;
}


input.clock {
width:100px;
height:18px;
border:none; 
text-align:right;
background:transparent;
color:#ffffff;
}

.site_content {
width:1000px;
margin-bottom:-30px;
overflow:auto;
margin:auto;
}

.footer {
position:fixed;
bottom:0;
height:30px;
width:100%;
background-image:url(../images/footer.jpg);
background-repeat:repeat-x;
font-size:9pt;
color:#ffffff;
text-align:center;
}

.sub_menu {
position:relative;
float:right;
width:600px;
text-align:right;
margin-top:15px;
}

table.csv_sample {
 box-shadow: 7px 7px 15px #e9e9e9;
 border-collapse:separate;
border-radius:6px;
-moz-border-radius:6px;
 margin:auto;
 width:auto;
border: 1px solid #d7d4d4;
 }
 
 td.csv_sample {
padding:5px;
border: 1px solid grey;
 text-align:center;
 background-color:#cccccc;
 }
 
 td.csv_sample_cell {
padding:5px;
border-collapse: collapse;
border: 1px solid grey;
 }
 
 td.title {
 text-align:right;
 }
 
 .conclusion {
width:750px;
margin:auto;
padding:10px;
border: solid #000000 1px;
color:#000000;
box-shadow: 5px 5px 10px #cccccc;
}

 .callout {
width:250px;
margin-right:10px;
position:relative;
float:left;
padding:10px;
border: solid #000000 1px;
color:#000000;
box-shadow: 5px 5px 10px #cccccc;
}

#code_container {
border:1px solid #000000; 
width:807px; 
height:250px; 
overflow:auto; 
background-color: #013c76;
font-family:Arial; 
color:#ffffff; 
font-size:10pt; 
margin:auto;
}

ol {
background-color:#ffc; 
color:#ffffff; 
padding-left:8px;
padding-right:10px;
margin-top:0px; 
margin-bottom:-12px;
}

ol li {
line-height:8px;
padding-top:3px; 
padding-bottom:3px; 
padding-left:3px;
}

ol li span {
color:#000000;
}

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Kyle Hamilton earned 500 total points
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did you try border:0;

input.search_box {
margin-top:3px;
margin-left:1px;
width:113px;
height:17px;
outline:none;
border:0;
}

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I took your code and pasted it into fiddle. Here is the result. Please make the necessary adjustments and press 'save' to generate an updated link:

http://jsfiddle.net/85wx9wtu/
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by:brucegust
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That did it! Thank you, Kyle!
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by:Kyle Hamilton
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you're welcome.

in the future, jsfiddle is your friend to help people help you :)
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