>> this example shows where I can use $("#id).width(50) to set the width and it wasn't suppose to work that way
script works, because you are setting the width to the textbox element before the widget's initialization
. The widget picks up the custom width and applies it to the wrapper element. This is a viable approach if you want to use it that way. However, if you will be setting a width after widget initialization, you should set it to the wrapper.
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