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Table or span with fixed width and overflow auto won't display scrollbars in Mozilla

Posted on 2004-10-26
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Hi,

Here is the code:
<table width="50px">
   <tr>
      <td>
         <span style="overflow:auto;width=50px;height=100%;">
            LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG_TEEEEEEEEEEEEEXT
         </span>
      </td>
   </tr>
</table>

This works fine in IE, but Mozilla doesn't want to stretch the table and put horizontal scrollbar.
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Question by:hanganum
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    Use a div and not a span, and get rid of the height 100%

    Cd&
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    by:JuergenHartl
    the correct syntax would be:

    <div style="overflow: scroll; height: 100%; width: 50px;">
                LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG_TEEEEEEEEEEEEEXT
    </div>
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