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Create DropDownLists with Long Items

Environment

Product Progress Kendo UI DropDownList for jQuery
Operating System Windows 10 64bit
Visual Studio version Visual Studio 2017
Preferred Language JavaScript

Description

How can I render long items by showing just a part of them and keeping the current width of the DropDownList widget?

Solution

The following example demonstrates how to create a Kendo UI DropDownLists with long items.

<div id="div">
    <select id="ddl">
        <option>lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum</option>
        <option>item 2</option>
        <option>item 3</option>
    </select>
</div>
<script>
    $("#ddl").kendoDropDownList().parent().css("width", "100%");
</script>
<style>
html { font: 12px sans-serif; }

#div { width: 300px; }

.k-list-container .k-item {
    white-space: nowrap;
    float: left;
    clear: left;
    min-width: 100%;
    box-sizing: border-box;
}
</style>

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