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Re: feature for HTML

From: Tim Bagot <tsb@earth.li>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 1999 14:56:14 +0000 (UTC)
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On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Alex Montgomery wrote:

> In argument for frames, With CSS how would you get a fixed positioning
> element to scroll with it's own scrollbar... (say you had a navbar on the
> left, and it was longer than the UA's window size...)

I think this can be done with { overflow: scroll } or { overflow: auto }; 
I believe this applies to all block-level elements. Even so, there are
things which can't be done sanely with neither frames nor scripting. 

Tim Bagot
Received on Thursday, 18 February 1999 10:03:56 UTC

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