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[whatwg] overflow:auto in tbody

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2004 19:45:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CF8E184B-359B-11D9-8222-003065B8CF0E@iki.fi>
On Nov 13, 2004, at 19:31, Markus Fischer wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Instead of having a scrollbar specifically for the table, I'd prefer 
>> a  copy of the thead box sticking to the top of the viewport when the 
>>  usual thead box has been scrolled above the top of the view port but 
>> a  part of the table is still visible in the view port.
>
> Do you suggest to use the scrollbar of the current viewport (whole 
> document or frame)?

Yes.

See the illustration at http://www.hut.fi/u/hsivonen/misc/table-scroll/
The first image shows the entire (nested) table. The other images show 
how the headers and footer would interact with the viewport when 
scrolling.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://iki.fi/hsivonen/
Received on Saturday, 13 November 2004 09:45:30 UTC

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