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Re. : overflow:scroll and tables

From: <leslie.brown@evidian.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 20:38:27 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF3D2C6693.B6D1972A-ONC125712B.006B8F55@evcl.evidian.com>

> Does anybody know any technical or formal reason of why
> following does not work in any (known to me) UA:

> <table style="overflow:auto; width:100px; height:100px">
  ....
> </table>

> I mean no one UA shows scrollbars if table content overflows.

Better yet (assuming the width is "known" to fit) might be:

<table style="width:100px; height:100px">
<thead>
...
</thead>
<tbody style="overflow:auto;">
  ....
</tbody>
</table>

...with a little intelligent interpolation.


Les Brown
Received on Wednesday, 8 March 2006 19:38:24 GMT

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