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Frames Question on IE with scrollbars

Posted on 2005-02-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-09
In my frames page I have this line of code:

frame src="leftcolumn.html" name="leftFrame" scrolling="auto" noresize

There are links in that leftcolumn.html file. Depending on a users resolution I want the page to show the scroll bar so the user can scroll down if there are more links than viewing space.

I have noticed in IE that it puts scroll bars in the horizontal and vertical position. But in FF, NS, OP, the horizontal scroll bar is not shown. Only the vertical scroll bar.

Is there a way to make IE not show the horizontal scroll bar?

I set this up:

Its the skeleton of it, but in IE at 800x600 resolution, you will see the horizontal scroll bar. I removed everything in the left column except the carriage returns so I can make it show the vertical scroll bar.

Suggestions? Thanks for the help!
Question by:T.J.
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Accepted Solution

sajuks earned 375 total points
ID: 13426533
<body style="overflow-x:hidden;">
to hide vertical <body style="overflow-y:hidden;">

Author Comment

ID: 13429587
Darn, that didnt work.

I added:

<body style="overflow-x:hidden;">

And it still does put the horizontal bar in the left frame.
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Expert Comment

by:James Rodgers
ID: 13430060
try also adding the margin

<body style="overflow-x:hidden; margin:0;">


Author Comment

ID: 13430101
html {
      overflow-y: scroll;

in the CSS is what made it work, close.. I'll give it to ya... thanks for giving me the idea to know what to look for.

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