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Posted on 2003-03-12
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I have a DIV that currently looks like this:
<div style="width: 500px; height: 200px; overflow: hidden;"><!-- content --></div>

which is repeated throughout the page.  

If the content is larger then 200 pixels, it clips it, which is fine. The problem is that if the content is smaller, theres a large gap.  Is there a more elegant way to eliminate the gap than writing each div dynamically using javascript?

Thanks!!!
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Yuo can do that for IE only, this way :
<div style="border:1px solid black;width: 500px; height: expression((parseInt(this.scrollHeight)>200)?200:this.scrollHeight);overflow: hidden;">
</div>

This way the dic height will be the size of the content or, maximum of 200px.



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by:gxmikey
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works wonderfully in mozilla, ie 5.5+ net6+ and phoenix, all i need. Thanks!!!
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