A long string is truncated at the end in a Plan Sub Menu

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A long string is truncated at the end in a Plan Sub Menu.

I want a hirizontal scroll bar is displayed in a Plan Sub Menu for displaying too long a string.

How can I do that?

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Jason Berry Atlassian Team Feb 26, 2012

Put your content in a containing element, and on that containing element use the following CSS to trigger scrollbars when the content is too long:

overflow: auto;

Generally it's more ideal for the content to wrap, however, as horizontal scrollbars can present some UX issues (e.g. if your content is long it's not immediately obvious that there's a horizontal scrollbar because it will appear right down at the bottom of your content, possibly off-screen).

To force unbreakable content to wrap you can use:

word-wrap: break-word;

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