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WordWrap on dropdown value - dynamic select control

SA-32674

Summary



Users have need to word wrap the dropdown values - which are too long. Whenever the drop down value is too long it is creating a horizontal scroll bar and is going out of screen. The drop down value is configured using dynamic select control.


Error Messages



Not Applcable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a Section.
  2. Create a property and use table list add values (Make sure the value is more than 200 chars)
  3. Configure the PromptSelect control with the property.
  4. At run time, user can see the width of the dropdown is huge and scroll bare appeared for the screen.
     


Root Cause



A software use or operation error 

It is not a bug in PRPC. It is expected behaviour as per HTML control structure.


Resolution



Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:

It is not technically possible to wordwrap the dropdown items because the average user mistakes each row for an option to choose, and it becomes bad user experience.

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Published January 22, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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