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Enable scrollbar at table cell, HTML, Javascript

Posted on 2007-04-11
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Hi there,
I am creating an html page. I have a table, and in one of them i have enabled the scrollbar using
<div style="width:600px;height:400px;overflow:auto;">
However i would like to show the scrollbar and enable it only when the mouse is over that cell.
Anyone know how to do that in javascript?
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Question by:ioustinos_sarris
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sankarbha earned 150 total points
ID: 18889919
try this:

<script language='javascript'>

function mouseover_divOne()
{
      document.getElementById('divOne').style.overflow='scroll';
}
function mouseout_divOne()
{
      document.getElementById('divOne').style.overflow='auto';
}

</script>

<div
id='divOne'
style="width:600px;height:400px;overflow:auto;"
onmouseover='mouseover_divOne();'
onmouseout='mouseout_divOne();'
>cell</div>
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by:jawahar_prasad
ID: 18891521
sankarbha's code is a good one...
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by:ioustinos_sarris
ID: 18899896
seems very good...however
a. why when the scrolling of the list ends the normal page start scrolling?thats not really nice
b. how can i hide the horizontal scroll bar?
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by:sankarbha
ID: 18903684
I dont get point (a)
Point (b) To hide horizontal scroll bar
<script language='javascript'>

function mouseover_divOne()
{
      document.getElementById('divOne').style.overflowY='scroll';
}
function mouseout_divOne()
{
      document.getElementById('divOne').style.overflowY='auto';
}

</script>

<div
id='divOne'
style="width:600px;height:400px;overflow-y:auto;"
onmouseover='mouseover_divOne();'
onmouseout='mouseout_divOne();'
>cell</div>

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