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wordwrap text in Dropdownfield

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Community Member, 181 Posts

28 January 2009 at 9:35pm

Edited: 28/01/2009 9:57pm


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 ?


Community Member, 712 Posts

29 January 2009 at 10:05am

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.