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Re: page layouts

From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 18:11:24 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200509091811.24226.kde@carewolf.com>

On Friday 09 September 2005 17:37, Bruno Melloni wrote:
> Hello, I need help in finding a CSS standard-compliant solution. 
> Desperately.
> We have a web application that *>must<-- be made to fit in the visible
> portion of the browser window (without browser scrolling) and without
> frames.  There are portions (header, left menu, footer) that are fixed
> sized and are allowed to "collapse" to minimum size.  But there are
> portions (the main body and often pieces of it) that need to get 100% of
> the remaining visible space.  The footer must always be visible.
You need to get the BODY and the TABLE to take all available space by setting 
them to width, height: 100%

The root <HTML> automatically has the size of the visible area. In quirks mode 
the BODY also defaults to visible area, but you would still need to maximize 
the TABLE.

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