Fix OpenBuilds Control USB Port Selector Width

Problem: OpenBuilds CONTROL usb port selector will expand and contract to the size of the currently selected item. If your controller is not on the first port listed, this can be a real bummer, especially on linux. Here’s an example.

Solution: Its a bit of a hack, but we can inject some css to fix the issue. Just add the following code to a new javascript macro and set it to run at startup.

let expandCode = `
#section-two div:nth-child(2) label {
    width: 250px;
</style> `;

Here’s what it should look like

You’ll have to adjust the width to suit your needs by changing the “width” value, but the results speak for themselves.

If you are new to OpenBuilds CONTROL, be sure to check out my OpenBuilds CONTROL tutorial.

OpenBuilds Products I Use (affiliate):

OpenBuilds CONTROL​
Workbee 1510​ (similar to Lead 1010 or Lead 1515)
BlackBox Motion Controller​
BlackBox X32 Motion Controller
Interface CNC Touch Controller​
XYZ Touch Probe Plus


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