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Re: Percentage height meaurements.

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 20:27:30 -0700
Message-ID: <002c01c44463$b9785a60$0301a8c0@ATHLON>
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@iinet.net.au>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>

Hi,  Lachlan,

I think that you should add also
overflow:scroll
Just in case. No?

Andrew Fedoniouk.
http://terrainformatica.com


>
> Richard York wrote:
> > Is that the consensus then? There is no way to
> > make the height truly fluid and have margins too?
>
>    Yes, there is if you read my previous post [1].  Although, now that
> I've had time to test it, I've made a few minor corrections — Relative
> positioning doesn't work as I thought it would, and I forgot about the
> width shrink wrapping the content when position is absolute.
>
> div {
>       position: absolute;
>       top: 0;
>       right: 0;
>       bottom: 0;
>       left: 0;
>
>       padding: 10px;
>       margin: 10px;
>       border: 1px solid black;
> }
>
>    This stretches the content to the full height and width of the
> containing block, without the margins overflowing.  It should work in
> any standards compliant UA; it definately works in Mozilla  1.6 (which
> is all I have available to test in right now)  You may be able to find
> some kind of hack to get it to work in all UAs, including IE, perhaps
> using nested divs, etc... but that's not appropriate discussion for this
> list.
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2004May/0475.html
>
> --
> Lachlan Hunt
>
> lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au
> http://www.lachy.id.au/
>
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