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Re: [css2.1] 'overflow', the root element and the viewport

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 10:06:23 -0500
Message-ID: <423AEE6F.9020006@earthlink.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>However, Opera does *not* propagate the 'overflow' from the root element to
>>the viewport
> That's intentional. Opera currently does not intend to let authors remove 
> the scrollbars at all.

    Is that why I had to use an underscore to kill scrollbars on <body> 
in IE6 without messing the page up in Opera?

| body { _overflow: auto; }

    Wonder if this would work:

| * html body  { overflow: auto; }

    I'll have to try that...
Received on Friday, 18 March 2005 15:06:29 UTC

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