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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Select Menus

Aakash Srivastav
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Aakash Srivastav
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,638 Points

<select> element

How to give padding to "default" option of select menu. The default option is on the very left of select menu and I want to give it some padding on it left. I tried everything like padding-left , margin-left but it didn't work . I inspected "chrome dev tools" but got nothing. What's the problem here . Please help.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You may have the wrong selector. Are you targeting the option or the select?

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