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Re: @number attribute on xforms:repeat

From: Peter Nunn <peter.nunn@vistic.net>
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 10:05:18 +1300
Message-ID: <43877C8E.4000705@vistic.net>
To: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
CC: www-forms@w3.org

Erik Bruchez wrote:
> All,
> I have been wondering if and how XForms engines out there implement 
> this attribute. Do implementations show a scrollbar? Or search 
> engine-style paging with a navigation bar to navigate between pages? 
> Is that really the idea behind this attribute?

Not at all well.  Best not to use this to implement scrolling.
Wrap the repeat in a div and use css to turn on scroll bars using 

If you are using firefox or MozzIE you can use vertical scroll bars only:

    overflow: -moz-scrollbars-vertical;

Received on Friday, 25 November 2005 21:05:43 UTC

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