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How can I view long string values in drop down lists and multiple select attributes?

Andrew Trobec (49713144139) | asked Oct 02 '12, 4:03 a.m.

I am using RTC and I have created a work item with an enumeration attribute.  I put it in a custom layout section in the editor presentation.  When I view my work item the width of the drop down list is fixed and so any enumeration values longer than the width are cut off, and there is no way to widen the list to view them.

How can I fix this?

Thank you and best regards,


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Clement Liu (1.5k54249) | answered Oct 02 '12, 8:10 a.m.
Are you using IE 8? We have the same issue on IE 8 but not on Firefox. There is a defect for this:

Basically it's a known limitation of IE 8

Andrew Trobec commented Oct 02 '12, 8:42 a.m.

 Hello Clement,

Thank you for this information.  Firefox does work with the drop down, but in multi-select lists, the window is still a fixed size.  Is there any way to solve that?

Best regards,


Clement Liu commented Oct 02 '12, 10:37 a.m.

Can you upload a screen shot of your multi-select lists on Firefox? Thanks.

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