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How to split large length of item text of dropdown list into paragraph in html.


<select id="s7"  name="size">
   option value="1">My problem is that the column is not wide enough to display the contents in the drop-down list.</option>
   option value="2">bxcvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv</option>
   option value="3">Square Pop-Up </option>
   option value="4">Vertical Rectangle </option>

</select>
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Updated 26-Jun-13 0:23am
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Thanks7872 26-Jun-13 1:40am
   
It means paragraph in dropdown list? Oh my god...the worst logic i have ever came across? Dont you think lil bit on what you want?
Shubhashish_Mandal 26-Jun-13 4:08am
   
I dont have any idea, but this link may help you
http://forums.asp.net/t/1390436.aspx/1

For IE 8 there is a simple css-based solution:

select:focus {
    width: auto;
    position: relative;
}


OR

select {
    width: 150px; /* Or whatever width you want. */
}
select.expand {
    width: auto;
}


All you need to do is to add the class wide to the dropdown element(s) in question.

<select class="wide">
    ...
</select>
   
v2
I have tried all these but not getting the solution.
   

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