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wordwrap text in Dropdownfield


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28 January 2009 at 9:35pm (Last edited: 28 January 2009 9:57pm), Community Member, 180 Posts


how to use wordwrap in DropdownField in CMS ?

return new FieldSet(
new DropdownField('File_name','Select image:',DataObject::get("File")->toDropdownMap('Filename',wordwrap('Filename', 50, "\n", 1)))

what is wrong ?


29 January 2009 at 10:05am Community Member, 712 Posts

Are you trying to wrap the Filename of each file in the in the drop down?

You can't. Select fields will always be rendered by browsers on a single line. That's an HTML limitation, not a silverstripe one.