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VScrollbar on Panel, always visible

mSchmidt
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi

I have a application where i need a Panel to always show its Scrollbar even though it is currently not overflown.
The thing is that the size of the panels residing within the panel has to be the same at all times, because i have a fixed header which size is constant

An example of the issue.
http://www.scoding.dk/example.jpg

The scrollbar makes it out of sync.

Any ideas are welcome
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The attached code works for me.
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="PanelScrollBar.aspx.cs" Inherits="PanelScrollBar" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <asp:Panel runat="server" ID="MyPanel" Width="400" Height="300" ScrollBars="Vertical" BorderColor="Beige" BorderStyle="Solid">
            <p>This is some text</p>
            <p>This is some text</p>
            <p>This is some text</p>
        </asp:Panel>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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Commented:
sorry we are talking winforms.
Right sorry and the panel is a fixed size right?

Author

Commented:
correct, when adding additional elements, currently the scrollbar will pop up at some point.
Bit of a hack but add something just large enough to make the scrollbar always be there but hide it by making the colour so that it belnds in - don't actually set it's Visible property to false but just make it blend into the background.

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