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Setting the Width on a Select2 Placeholder - shows as 0 width

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I have two multiple select2 drop down lists on two different pages.

One has a width set for the placeholder, and the other does not when I do an inspect, but I copied the code setup for the first to the second and can't find anywhere that an actual width is being set. The failing one has the width set to 0. The successful one has the width set to 288. But I find 288 no where in my code.

<input class="select2-search__field" type="search" tabindex="0" autocomplete="off" autocorrect="off" autocapitalize="none" spellcheck="false" role="textbox" aria-autocomplete="list" placeholder="[Select]" style="width: 0px;">

both use the exact same method:

$('.ddlSelectMultiple').select2({
placeholder: '[Select]',
allowClear: true,
matcher: function (params, data) {
    return matchStart(params, data);
    },
width: 'resolve',
allowClear: true,
multiple: true,scrollAfterSelect: false,closeOnSelect: false
});

Any ideas where I can find where that width is set? When I create each method, the width is set to 'resolve'

thanks!
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