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How can set default length to a combo box ?
 
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If you mean the number of visible rows, you can use the "size" attribute.
 
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<select... size = integer>

SIZE indicates how many rows of the list should be displayed. The default is one.
 
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guys i mean the width of the combobox
usually width is up to the longest string..
 
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Apply style Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to the select box
 
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Set th width with css, but!!! IE 6 and under chops off the overflow and you can not see it.

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We used the following inline style to do the same thing.



That restricts the width for Select control to 130 pixels, does not depend on the Option string width. There was a problem with that. Users complained that they needed to see the full text of the selected option. So, we provided a popup to be displayed on mouse over on select.

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Thanks for the information.

Please provide the code for the popup to be displayed on mouse over on select.
 
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Originally posted by sreejith panampilly:
Please provide the code for the popup to be displayed on mouse over on select.



sreejith panampilly, you mistake the purpose of JavaRanch. It's not a code mill where you can demand that other people write your code for you. It is a learning site where you are expected to do your own work and come here for help with any issues.
 
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