set dropdown list option with ellipses

I want to add ellipsis in the dropdown list options if I click the ellipsis able to see the full option values

for example, dropdown list looking like this

<select id ="id">
        <option>One - A long text need to be cut off with ellipsis</option>
        <option>Two - A long text need to be cut off with ellipsis</option>
</select>

I am expecting the output like as follows

One - A long option.... Two - A long option....

when clicking the ellipses able to see the full option values like One - A long text need to be cut off with ellipsis

Please see the code which I done so far

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<style>
select {
    width:200px;
}
</style>
<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
var maxLength = 20;
    $('#example > option').text(function(i, text) {
    if (text.length > maxLength) {
        return text.substr(0, maxLength) + '...';  
        }
    });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<select name="example" id="example">
    <option value="">John Smith,1019 Your Company PO Box 7169 Poole BH15 9EL</option>
    <option value="">91 Western Road,Brighton PO Box 7169 East Sussex England BN1 2NWL</option>
    <option value="">John Smith,1019 Your Company PO Box 7169 Poole BH15 9EL</option>
</select>
</body>
</html>

Please help me to get the expected result as above

Answers:

Answer

Here is my solution for you problem.

Its a workaround with the target to ellipse the select value and show the hole text when the options are shown. So the user can read the option values.

$(document).ready(function () {
            $('div.viewport').text($('#example')[0].textContent);
            $('#example').change(function () {
                $('div.viewport').text($("option:selected", this).text());
            });            
        });
 select, .container {
            width: 100px;
            z-index: 2;
            position: relative;
        }

        select {
            color: transparent;
            background: none;
        }

        .container {
            position: relative;
        }

        .viewport {
            position: absolute;
            width: 80%;
            height: 100%;
            z-index: 1;
            overflow: hidden;
            white-space: nowrap;
            -ms-text-overflow: ellipsis;
            -o-text-overflow: ellipsis;
            text-overflow: ellipsis;
            font-size: 14px;
            padding: 3px;
        }

        option {
            color: black;
        }
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div class="container">
        <div class="viewport"></div>
        <select name="example" id="example">
            <option value="">This is some longggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg text</option>
            <option value="">Short Text</option>
            <option value="">This is some really,really long text text and text</option>
        </select>
    </div>

Answer

This is code for setting title display Option text

$(function(){
              $("select option").attr( "title", "" );
              $("select option").each(function(i){
                this.title = this.text;

              })
            });
            $("select").tooltip({
                left:25
            });
Answer

In here, you may not be able to find cross browser compatible solution. Since select option element cannot be style as usual. So if you can do this grammatically it will be safe.

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