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Help change the color of my drop-down when selected


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I've looked around the php script that I'm using and I can't figure out why my drop-down box border and background is blue when selected (see attached image). Can you help me with a suggestion on how to over-ride wherever that blue is?


The css code I'm using to style the drop-down box is:

input.common-input, select.dropdown_box {
height: 40px;
padding: 4px 0px 0px 2px;
margin: 0px;
background: #ffffff;


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The blue background comes from the browser showing which option is selected. To be honest, I'm not sure how you would override the color. I would imagine that it involves using JavaScript to detect which <option> tag is selected. Then applying a background color to that tag and remove the color from the other <option> tags.

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