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From: René Fournier <rene@smartslitters.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 19:03:39 -0600
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <7C7237A6-BC7D-11D6-936E-0003931DAC94@smartslitters.com>

I'm finding the height attribute for IFRAME is not producing consistent 
results across browsers, and would like to know what the standard 
behaviour is (or should be).

First, what I want to do: Incorporate several iframes into a page such 
that they behave like four vertical, fluid columns (say, each 25% 
width)--so far, so good. I can do that. But I also want the iframes to 
be fluid VERTICALLY, so that they grow up or down according to the size 
of their container (a div tag or table cell). The problem is that with 
a HTML 4.01 doc type, this doesn't seem possible.

Is there a way, with the 4.01 doctype transitional, to make an iframe 
vertically fluid (relative to its container)--e.g., "height=100%"??

Any help is much appreciated. I've been trying to figure this out for a 
week with no success. Here's the page I'm working on.

http://127.0.0.1/~rene/everwander/alpha/index.php4
(In IE 5.02 for Mac OSX, the iframes ARE vertically fluid, in Chimera, 
they are static, and in IE6 for Windows, they don't appear at all. 
Hence my frustration.)

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