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    What's the CSS code to change dropdown list background color?

    Asked by kayemac on January 24, 2017 at 05:33 AM

    Hi guys! Can you please hep me?


    It's not readable. Can you make the text black then the background white?


    One more thing, every time I go to the advanced Designer, I lose my background image. Why is that? This form is embedded on our website and it makes me nervous to make changes on the design. So I just X out of it.



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    Answered by Charlie on January 24, 2017 at 05:56 AM

    You can add this custom CSS code:

    select > option {

        background-color: white !important;

        color: black !important;



    I also advised that you correct or fix any errors on your current CSS code, I see there's one error on it. You can see the error if you open the Form Designer Tool itself. 


    For the other concern regarding the background image, I have opened a separate thread for it. Please refer to this link instead: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1044269 

    Thank you.

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    Answered by kayemac on January 24, 2017 at 08:22 AM

    Thanks! It worked! :)