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[whatwg] overflow:auto in tbody

From: Markus Fischer <markus@fischer.name>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 19:36:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4197A5B8.8050005@fischer.name>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2004, at 21:38, Markus Fischer wrote:
> 
>> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>
>>> On Nov 13, 2004, at 19:31, Markus Fischer wrote:
>>>
>>>> Do you suggest to use the scrollbar of the current viewport (whole  
>>>> document or frame)?
>>>
>>> Yes.
>>
>>
>> Isn't this very limiting?
> 
> 
> On the contrary, instead of limiting the user to use a table-specific  
> scrollbar, the user can use whatever method he/she is used to using  
> when scrolling Web pages (main scrollbar, keyboard, mouse wheel, voice  
> recognition, etc.).
> 
>> There are certainly problems with multiple such tables inside one  
>> document.

Maybe I wasn't clear. Or I do not fully understand what you mean.

When I've multiple tables in one document, where multiple tables should have fixed thead & tfoot, then I would start scrolling multiple tables with the same scrollbar (the viewport scrollbar).

This is what I interpret from you.

- Markus
Received on Sunday, 14 November 2004 10:36:40 UTC

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