Custom Select Field

</ head>

<!-- Custom Select Field Styles --> 
  /************ ADD YOUR VALUES BELOW ************/
  :root {
    /* ----------- Colors ----------- */
		--list-bg-color: white;
    --list-text-color: inherit; /* Use "inherit" to take on parent text color */
    --select-field-arrow-color: black; /* This is the select field arrow color */
    --border-color-active: black; /* Active State */
    --border-color-hover: #dcdcdd; /* Select Field could be the same as your form field border color */
    --list-item-bg-color: #ededed; /* Select Field Hover/Focus State */

    /* ----------- Spacing ----------- */
    --select-field-padding-left: 12px; /* Match the padding values for your form fields */
    --select-field-padding-right: 12px; /* Match the padding values for your form fields */
    --list-padding-top-bottom: 10px; /* This is the top and bottom padding for the dropdown list */
    --list-max-height: 150px; /* You can set this to "Auto" as well */
    --list-item-padding-left: 18px; 
    --list-item-padding-right: 18px;
    --list-item-min-height: 40px; /* This is the height of each list item in the dropdown */
    --list-item-line-height: 40px; /* This is the height of each list item in the dropdown */

             /* ^^^  Make sure both "line-height" and "min-height" are the same! ^^^  */
  /************ END OF CUSTOM VALUES ************/

  .nice-select {
    -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;
    box-sizing: border-box;
    clear: both;
    padding-left: var(--select-field-padding-left);
    padding-right: var(--select-field-padding-right);
    position: relative;
    text-align: left !important;
    -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out;
    transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out;
    -webkit-user-select: none;
       -moz-user-select: none;
        -ms-user-select: none;
            user-select: none;
    white-space: nowrap; 

  .nice-select:hover {
    border-color: var(--border-color-hover); 

  .nice-select:active,, .nice-select:focus {
    border-color: var(--border-color-active);

  .nice-select:after {
    border-bottom: 2px solid var(--select-field-arrow-color);
    border-right: 2px solid var(--select-field-arrow-color);
    content: '';
    display: block;
    height: 5px;
    margin-top: -4px;
    pointer-events: none;
    position: absolute;
    right: 12px;
    top: 50%;
    -webkit-transform-origin: 66% 66%;
    -ms-transform-origin: 66% 66%;
    transform-origin: 66% 66%;
    -webkit-transform: rotate(45deg);
    -ms-transform: rotate(45deg);
    transform: rotate(45deg);
    -webkit-transition: all 0.15s ease-in-out;
    transition: all 0.15s ease-in-out;
    width: 5px; 
  } {
    -webkit-transform: rotate(-135deg);
    -ms-transform: rotate(-135deg);
    transform: rotate(-135deg); 
  } .list {
    opacity: 1;
    pointer-events: auto;
    -webkit-transform: scale(1) translateY(0);
    -ms-transform: scale(1) translateY(0);
    transform: scale(1) translateY(0); 

  .nice-select.disabled {
    border-color: #ededed;
    color: #999;
    pointer-events: none; 

  .nice-select.disabled:after {
    border-color: #cccccc; 

  .nice-select.wide {
    width: 100%; 

  .nice-select.wide .list {
    left: 0 !important;
    right: 0 !important; 

  .nice-select.right {
    float: right; 

  .nice-select.right .list {
    left: auto;
    right: 0; 

  .nice-select.small {
    font-size: 12px;
    height: 36px;
    line-height: 34px; 

  .nice-select.small:after {
    height: 4px;
    width: 4px; 

  .nice-select.small .option {
    line-height: 34px;
    min-height: 34px; 

  .nice-select .list {
    background-color: var(--list-bg-color);
    color: var(--list-text-color);
    border-radius: 5px;
    box-shadow: 0 7px 20px 0px rgba(68, 68, 68, 0.11);
    border-color: 3px solid #ededed;
    box-sizing: border-box;
    margin-top: 4px;
    opacity: 0;
    overflow: hidden;
    padding: var(--list-padding-top-bottom) 0px;
    pointer-events: none;
    position: absolute;
    top: 100%;
    left: 0;
    overflow-y: scroll;
    overflow-x: hidden;
    max-height: var(--list-max-height);
    -webkit-transform-origin: 50% 0;
    -ms-transform-origin: 50% 0;
    transform-origin: 50% 0;
    -webkit-transform: scale(0.75) translateY(-21px);
    -ms-transform: scale(0.75) translateY(-21px);
    transform: scale(0.75) translateY(-21px);
    -webkit-transition: all 0.2s cubic-bezier(0.5, 0, 0, 1.25), opacity 0.15s ease-out;
    transition: all 0.2s cubic-bezier(0.5, 0, 0, 1.25), opacity 0.15s ease-out;
    z-index: 9; 

  .nice-select .list:hover .option:not(:hover) {
    background-color: transparent !important; 

  .nice-select .option {
    cursor: pointer;
    font-weight: 400;
    line-height: var(--list-item-line-height);
    list-style: none;
    min-height: var(--list-item-min-height);
    outline: none;
    padding-left: var(--list-item-padding-left);
    padding-right: var(--list-item-padding-right);
    text-align: left;
    -webkit-transition: all 0.2s;
    transition: all 0.2s;

  .nice-select .option:first-child {
    display: none;

  span.current {
    color: var(--list-text-color);

  .nice-select .option:hover, .nice-select .option.focus, .nice-select .option.selected.focus {
    background-color: var(--list-item-bg-color);

  .nice-select .option.selected {
    font-weight: bold; 

  .nice-select .option.disabled {
    background-color: transparent;
    color: #999;
    cursor: default; 

  .no-csspointerevents .nice-select .list {
  display: none; 

  .no-csspointerevents .list {
  display: block; 

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Hernán Sartorio
Jun 12, 2020

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This snippet allows you to customize the select field for your forms replacing the default select UI and UX for an arguably nicer one.

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