Mahedi Sabuj Mahedi Sabuj - 3 years ago 190
CSS Question

Set Width at Option of Select Box

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In the picture, the width of option is larger than the select box. I want to set width of those options as same as select box & for those larger options set text-overflow as ellipsis. Any help would be appreciated.

Here is what I tried:

Html

<select>
<option>Select your University</option>
<option>Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology</option>
<option>Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University</option>
</select>


Css

select, option {
width: 250px;
}

option {
overflow: hidden;
white-sapce: no-wrap;
text-overflow: ellipsis;
}


Fiddle: https://jsfiddle.net/3bsbcqfz/

Answer Source

At last, I come up with the solution by creating Custom Drop-down using ul, li. Here is the solution:

FIDDLE DEMO

HTML

<div class='custom-select'>
    <div class="selected">
       <span class='text'>Select</span>
    </div>
    <div class='select-box'>
       <ul class='select-list'>
          <li data-row='0' data-value=''>
              Select
          </li>
          <li data-row='1' data-value='BUET'>
              Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
          </li>
          <li data-row='2' data-value='MBSTU'>
              Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University
          </li>
       </ul>
    </div>
</div> 

CSS

div.custom-select 
{
    height: 40px;
    width: 400px;
    position: relative;
    background-color: #F2F2F2;
    border: 1px solid #E4E4E4;
}

div.selected
{
    width: inherit;
    cursor: pointer;
    line-height: 20px;
    display: inline-block;
}

div.selected > .text
{
    padding: 10px;
    display: block;
    overflow: hidden;
    white-space: nowrap;
    text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

div.select-box
{
    display: none;
    width: 100%;
    z-index: 10029;
    position: absolute;
    border-radius: 3px;
    box-shadow: 0 8px 20px #000000;
    box-shadow: 0 8px 20px rgba(0,0,0,.35)
}

div.select-box.active
{
    display: block;
}

div.select-box.drop-up
{
    top: auto;
    bottom: 100%;
}

ul.select-list
{
    margin: 0;
    padding: 10px;
    list-style-type: none;
}

ul.select-list li
{
    cursor: pointer;
    overflow: hidden;
    white-space: nowrap;
    text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

ul.select-list li:hover,
ul.select-list li.active
{
    background-color: #999999;
}

JavaScript

$(document).ready(function (){
    $("div.selected").on("click", function () {
        var hasActiveClass = $("div.select-box").hasClass("active");

        if (hasActiveClass === false) {
            var windowHeight = $(window).outerHeight();
            var dropdownPosition = $(this).offset().top;
            var dropdownHeight = 95; // dropdown height

            if (dropdownPosition + dropdownHeight + 50 > windowHeight) {
                $("div.select-box").addClass("drop-up");
            }
            else {
               $("div.select-box").removeClass("drop-up");
            }

            var currentUniversity = $(this).find('text').text().trim();

            $.each($("ul.select-list li"), function () {
                var university = $(this).text().trim();
                if (university === currentUniversity)
                    $(this).addClass("active");
                else
                    $(this).removeClass("active");
            });
        }

        $("div.select-box").toggleClass("active");
    });

    $("ul.select-list li").on("click", function () {
        var university = $(this).html();
        $("span.text").html(university);
        $("div.select-box").removeClass("active");
    });

    $("ul.select-list li").hover(function () {
        $("ul.select-list li").removeClass("active");
    });

    $(document).click(function (event) {
        if ($(event.target).closest("div.custom-select").length < 1) {
            $("div.select-box").removeClass("active");
        }
    });

});
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