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height property behavior

From: Brian V Bonini <b-bonini@cox.net>
Date: 03 Jul 2003 17:10:48 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <1057266648.12704.7.camel@gfxdesign>

When setting the height property one would expect a value of 100% to
extend the length of the entire page but in fact it only spans the
length of the initial viewport. So, if I have a box who's content
extends beyond the initial viewport with a background-color property set
the color will stop once the user scrolls down beyond the viewport.

Is this the intended behavior of the height property with a 100% value
or is this a matter of non-compliancy? Behavior on this matter is
consistent among several browsers I tested with.
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2003 17:06:33 UTC

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