Website shifts when viewed in Firefox

Posted on 2005-04-21
Last Modified: 2008-02-01

When viewed in IE, the website works perfectly, you can click on any of the links and the table on the left stays put while the text on the right changes.  In Firefox however, links #4, #5, and #6 will shift the page over a little bit when you click on them.  I've checked my code and the tables are the same size so I don't know what gives.  Is this just a quirk with Firefox or can I edit my code to get this to work.

Question by:vmrfadmin
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    Accepted Solution

    it's the IE, the scrollbar ALWAYS Firefox, it only shows when it's needed.

    so because your site in centered, when you click onto pages that don't have the scrollbar, the site shifts a few pixels to the right.

    nothing you can do about it, just default firefox behaviour.

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    Assisted Solution

    If you want to always show scrollbar in Firefox/Mozilla, try adding this tule to the CSS:

    body { overflow: scroll; }

    LVL 18

    Expert Comment

    that actually puts a usable scrollbar...althought it goes the length of the window, and it puts a horizontal scrollbar as well.

    i know i have played with this in the past and couldn't find a way to make Firefox mimic IE's behaviour...
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    Expert Comment

    glad we could help you!  sorry there's not a better way around this issue.

    Author Comment

    I just added some blank space at the bottom of the pages that were moving so they would extend down and get that scroll bar to appear.  

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