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RE: [css-d] Elementary problems...

Sent by RUST Randal on 28 January 2002 09:09


sorry, maybe i misunderstood the question.  i thought you were asking how to
get the <div> to stretch to 100%.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Woram [EMAIL-REMOVED]]
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 9:52 AM
To: CSS List
Subject: RE: [css-d] Elementary problems...


Rust Randall wrote: "To work around this problem, set the width of the
BODY element to 100% also.

What is this supposed to do?

I've used overflow:hidden to suppress the IE vertical scroll bar when
it's not needed. But this usage forces the vertical scrollbar to
appear in Netscape 6--IOW, it just transfers the problem from IE to
Netscape. But in any case, <body width="100%"> has no effect one way
or another on the scrollbar, either when used separately, or in
conjunction with overflow:auto.

So, is there a way to get rid of the damned vertical scrollbar in all
browsers--unless it's needed of course?

John

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