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[whatwg] overflow:auto in tbody

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 20:59:51 +0200
Message-ID: <5D4EC44B-366F-11D9-8222-003065B8CF0E@iki.fi>
On Nov 14, 2004, at 20:36, Markus Fischer wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On Nov 13, 2004, at 21:38, Markus Fischer wrote:
>>> 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.

The tbodies would scroll along the rest of the page as usual but (space 
permitting) a copy of the thead box would be painted on top of the 
tbody when the normal thead box has scrolled out of view.

The tbody would not move in relation to the rest of the page.

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Henri Sivonen
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